No More Buying Of Expensive ‘Shito’. Make Yours At Home: Check Recipe

Shito is a famous pepper sauce in Ghana and other West African countries. Senior High School students frequently pack it and send it to school. Shito goes well with a variety of foods, including kenkey, waakye, plain rice, gari, banku, and tilapia.

If you’re a student or want to start a shito-selling business, this recipe is for you. Let’s get this bash going.


  1. 15 onions, big sizes.
  2. 1 cup of crushed dried herrings.
  3. 1 cup of powdered dried shrimp.
  4. 15 big fresh chilli peppers.
  5. 3 tbsp pepper powder, dried.
  6. 4 tablespoons of tomato puree/paste.
  7. Clove of garlic.
  8. Salt to taste.
  9. Nutmeg.
  10. Seasonings for food(Of your choice).
  11. Cooking oil made from vegetables(of your choice).
  12. Ginger root.
    Detailed Instructions
  13. Wash and peel the onions, ginger, and garlic before using.
  14. Chop them into large pieces.
  15. In a medium saucepan, heat the onion chunks with the cooking oil.
  16. In a blender, combine the ginger, garlic, and pepper and add to the oil. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are soft.
  17. Add the tomato puree and mix well. Stirring for 20 minutes
  18. Continue to stir the mixture until it turns light brown.
  19. Season with salt and pepper to taste after adding the powdered shrimp and herring.
  20. Stir in the nutmeg and powdered dried pepper.
  21. Cook over low heat until the color turns dark brown.
  22. Turn off the heat and set the pan aside to cool.
  23. Store the sauce in a clean, dry bottle on top of the oil.

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