How to make the Ghanaian Goat meat light soup (Aponkye nkrakra)

A hot bowl of light soup brings the best relief when you have a cold or flu and gives strength to the sick.

Goat meat light soup

This recipe could serve as the perfect dinner for people on a weight loss journey.


500g diced goat or half a chicken, diced

6 whole tomatoes

Half a kpakpo shito (or hot pepper)

10g ginger

10g garlic

2 onions

50g tomato puree


Garden eggs


  • Wash ginger, garlic, chilli, one of the onions and three of the tomatoes, drain, place in blender, season, and blend to a paste.
  • Place the mix on the meat with and marinade for 10 minutes.
  • Place the meat in a pan cook gently for 10 minutes.
  • Add tomato puree cook for 10 minutes then add 500ml water and simmer until the meat is tender.
  • Dice and add the remaining three tomatoes, the diced garden eggs and the last chopped onion. Cook for 30 minutes.
  • Remove onions and tomatoes and blend, then add to soup again and simmer. Season to taste.
  • Serve with fufu, banku or rice.


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