Calorie Content of Fisherman okro soup- How does it aid Weightloss?

Fisherman Okro Soup

Fisherman okro soup as it is popularly known is a Nigerian food. Everyday, millions of Nigerians cook and eat this soup. The name’fisherman’  is culled from the use of seafood in cooking this meal. This means . it contains, fresh fish, fresh prawns, crabs and whatever ‘fresh’ you can lay your hands on and your pocket can afford.

I think the Fisherman okro soup is  popular cause , it very easy to prepare and in less than half an hour, your hot soup is ready for you to enjoy.

The ingredients used for preparation are:

  1. Seafood of your choice
  2. Onions
  3. Salt to taste
  4. Seasoning cubes
  5. Crayfish
  6. Fermented locust beans
  7. Palm oil
  8. Pepper (determine your quantity). fresh or dry
  9. Water
  10. Okro

I think though, objectively, everything-ingredients (quantity) depends on how big your soup is. The ingredients also vary by choice from one cook to the next.

Calorie Content

Now, to the crux of the matter, what is the calorie content of this delicacy? We have talked about Okra soup in a previous post and we are still on the matter. A serving of the fisherman Okro soup of (422g) contains 130 calories. This can broken down to contain 3.5g of fat, 5g of carbs, 2.8g of fiber and 12g of protein.


The Fisherman okro soup also contains the following minerals and vitamins;

  • Vitamin A8
  • Vitamin B-12
  • Vitamin B-6
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin D0
  • Vitamin E
  • Calcium
  • Copper
  • Folate
  • Iron
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Niacin
  • Pantothenic Acid
  • Phosphorus
  • Riboflavin
  • Selenium
  • Thiamin  and
  • Zinc

Please what’s there not to like? I think it is the one ideal meal for any one to looking to lose weight or wondering what to eat , who is on an healthy eating weightloss plan. The beautiful part of it is, it is easily afforded by anyone irrespective of your purse or pocket.

Knowing me, I’m a stickler for rules and I am sure, I can live on just fisherman okro soup for as long as possible. Also, It will help you track your calorie content daily. If you feel you lack veggies, throw in your ugwu leafs (pumpkin or vegetable leaves) . There is so much vegetable leaves to choose from.

It is really so easy to lose weight with Nigerian or African foods. The crux is know which ones exactly are good for you.

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Let’s hear your success stories on the Fisherman Okro soup preparation and weightloss shall we?

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