Nigerian Snail Stew

Nigerian Snail Stew

Description: Need a gluten free, dairy free, and whole 30 main course? Nigerian Snail Stew could be a tremendous recipe to try. This recipe serves 1 and costs $9.1 per serving. One serving contains 358 calories, 24g of protein, and 5g of fat. 361 person have made this recipe and would make it again. It will be a hit at your Autumn event. A mixture of scotch bonnet peppers, bell pepper, tomatoes, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so tasty. It is brought to you by Afrolems. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 45 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a chefcipe score of 99%. This score is super. Nigerian Kidney Bean Stew With a Peanut Sauce, Little Snail Rolls, and Maple Snail Cookies are very similar to this recipe.

Diets & Intolerances
gluten free | dairy free | very healthy |

Weight watchers points: 3
(Source: Afrolems)

Prep Time
45 minutes
Total Time
45 minutes

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  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 serving seasoning cubes
  • 3 limes
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 4 scotch bonnet peppers
  • 8 snails
  • 5 tomatoes
  • 1 cooking spoon of vegetable oil


  1. In a bowl, wash the snails with lime and salt till all the slime is gone.
  2. Place the snail in a pot with the chili powder, seasoning cubes, chopped garlic, 1/2 of the onion(chopped) and a pinch of salt and bring to boil for about 15-18 minutes.In a separate pot, place the tomatoes, bell pepper, scotch bonnet peppers, crush with a wooden spoon till some of the juices come out and bring to boil till they are all soft on low heat. (This helps to dry up some of the extra water from the tomatoes)In a pot, pour in your oil, cut your onions in rings and fry in the hot oil on medium heat.
  3. Pour in your tomato-pepper mix and allow to fry for about 8-10 minutes on low heat.
  4. Pour in the left-over stock from the snail and allow to cook for 5 more minutes on medium heat.
  5. Add your seasoning cubes and taste for salt.
  6. Add your snails and stir in and allow to stew for 2-4 minutes more on medium heat.
  7. Serve with Rice, Pasta, Plantain, Yams or Potatoes.