Roasted Food and its benefits (Some Roasted Nigerian Food Item You Should Try)

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Roasting is a form of cooking categorized under the dry-heat cooking method and is one of the most delicious ways to cook meat or even fish. It involves the direct application of hot air or heat from an open flame, oven or other heat sources. The heat covers the food, cooking it evenly on all sides with temperatures of at least 150 °C (300 °F).
Generally speaking, roasting is a healthy form of cooking that result in minimal losses of vitamin C.

Ever wondered why the taste of roasted meat is different from meat cooked in a different way? Roasting food improves the texture and deepens the flavour profile of what you’re cooking through caramelization taking advantage of the natural sugars inside of food and giving them a sweeter, more concentrated taste.

We are providing you with a list of some roasted Nigerian food items you can get from us.

Beef (Roasted)

Besides being a well-loved comfort food for many, roast beef is a rich source of iron, potassium and other essential nutrients with a unique taste.

Goat Meat

Goat meat is a lean and healthy alternative to beef. Considered to have less fat and cholesterol and more protein than beef, pork or chicken. This meat especially when roasted is highly preferred by many Nigerians and can be a great addition to your diet.

Ram Meat

Great source of iron: Iron deficiency is one of the causes of anaemia, ram meat helps in the prevention of iron deficiency anaemia.

High-quality protein source.

Source of vitamin: Ram meat can also be a source of vitamin B vitamins, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2 and B3.

Source of Calcium: Calcium is important in the maintenance of teeth and bones.

Boosts immunity.

Healthy fatty acids: Ram meat contains unsaturated fats that help improve blood cholesterol levels. It also contains low levels of saturated fat and cholesterol.

Chicken Laps/ Wings

Looking for that fantastic substitute for red meats that will rock your belly, make your taste buds do a jig and leave you drooling. You should grab a “roasted” chicken now.

The meat has been linked to a variety of health benefits such as:

A great source of protein.

Helps build stronger bones and muscles.

Weight management and heart health.

Relieves stress and boost a better mood(if you doubt this, just get a box of freshly roasted chicken laps or Chicken wings and see for yourself).

Roasted Turkey

It is hard to picture a beautiful day or a holiday feast without the turkey. Turkey is a staple food during certain times of the year and nowadays, it is also popularly consumed daily as an alternative to chicken throughout the year.


Do not be part of those people that are not aware of the numerous benefits of eating roasted snail meat.

The protein content of snails is similar to the protein found in beef, but snails come with a much lower fat content. In addition, snails are also good sources of iron, calcium, Vitamin A, and a number of other minerals.

You should let this become a major part of their daily meal.

Roasted Fish

Fish is the food that has the best nutrient contained in it. In general, fish is an excellent source of high-quality proteins and omega-3 fatty acids., and minerals as well. Consequently, people like to eat fish due to its healthy nutritional value and taste as well. The following are some of the roasted fish you can get from us.

Eja Kika

Croaker Fish

Tilapia Fish

Red Snapper

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