Spicy Roast Goat
Spicy Roast Goat

Asun (Spicy Roast Goat)

Asun (Spicy Roast Goat) – a delectable spicy roasted goat meat dish native to the Yaruba speaking Ondo people in Western Nigeria. Smokey, sizzling, spicy! Definitely not for the faint-hearted.

Course: Main
Cuisine: African
Servings – 5 people
Calories499 kcal
AuthorImmaculate Bites


  • Boiled Goat Meat
  • 2 ½-3 pounds goat meat cut in small pieces
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons or more Maggi, beef or bouillon powder Adjust to taste
  • 1 cup water or more
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Stir Fry
  • 3-4 Tablespoons cooking oil
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 1 medium onion sliced
  • 2 large tomatoes ( I used Roma tomatoes)
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • green onions , sliced
  • ½ teaspoon curry powder (optional)
  • 2 or more scotch bonnet pepper adjust to suit taste buds or replace with any hot pepper
  • red and/or green bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon beef or chicken bouillon
  • Instructions

    1. Boil goat meat with salt, pepper, beef or chicken bouillon powder and some chopped onions in a medium pot until tender.

    2. Add very little water as possible, enough to cook it. I used instapot/ pressure cooker to cook mine to cut down the cooking time in half. Added 1 cup water .

    3. Remove goat meat with slotted spoon and placed on a lined baking tray.

    4. Broil on low for about 10 minutes, rotating every few minutes or until brown.

    5. Heat oil in large skillet , then add onions, garlic and ginger. Stir for about a minute. Then throw in tomatoes, white pepper, paprika, green onions, curry powder, scotch bonnet pepper and bouillon. Continue cooking for about 5-7 minutes.

    6. Finally add roast goat and bell pepper . Stir for about 3 minutes. Adjust seasonings to taste.

    7. Serve warm.


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