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How to Prepare Peppered Snail (Spicy Nigerian Snail Dish)

The Nigerian spicy snail dish is easy to prepare and gives more comfort when eaten. This dish is prepared with many with snails, and is loved by some Nigerians.

Every Nigerian chef should be able to prepare this dish. To our culture this dish creates some uniqueness to snails.

This dish is served in classy Nigerian events, parties and is mostly used by Nigerian wives to impress their husbands.

These dish can be prepared by every Nigerians with the easy steps below.

Peppered Snail Recipe

First and foremost these snails need ton washed to prevent slimness in these snails when used to prepare this dish.

Cook time: 45 minutes

Preparation time: 20 minutes


• 1 kg Shelled jumbo snails

• 2 Big onions

• 2 Scotch bonnet peppers

• 1Bell pepper

• 2 Lime or 3 lemon

• 1 Teaspoon of Seafood bouillon powder

• 1 Bay leaf

• Quarter cup of oil


1. In a bowl, pour hot water and the juice of the three limes over the snails to remove the slime covering the snails.

2. Allow for about 10 minutes, used the lime or lemon to rub against the snails to remove the slime. Wash thoroughly with cold water.

3. Slice one of the onions, and one of the scotch bonnet peppers.

4. Put the snails with the sliced onions and scotch bonnet peppers, 1 tsp bouillon, 1 tsp salt, 1 bay leaf and 1 cup water in a pot and boil for 30 minutes.

5. After 30 minutes of boiling, set the snail aside.

6. Slice the remaining onion, scotch bonnet, and bell pepper.

7. heat up the oil on medium heat, and saute the sliced onions with low heat.

8. Add the snails, and continue to saute for another 15 minutes. After the 15 minutes your peppered snail is ready.

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