How do you like your platter?

A guide for meat lovers and seafood lovers only

What excites you the most about platters? Is it sharing with friends or the different options available? Or the idea that there’s something available for everyone?

If you are a meat lover or a seafood enthusiast, the Naija Chops platter and the Taste of Jinja are your very best bet to enjoy what can be an awesome party for your palate. There’s an option for everyone to enjoy their favorite seafood or meat options in these signature platters, served only at EbonyLife Place resort in Victoria Island.

Naija Chops Platter

When it comes to satisfying your craving for bold flavours and hearty bites, nothing quite compares to a well-prepared Naija Chops platter. Featuring a mix of traditional Nigerian  foods, this platter is perfect for meat lovers. The Naija Chops platter is consists of:

Spicy Snails

Marinated in a blend of hot peppers and aromatic spices.

Crispy Chicken Wings

Fried to achieve a crispy, golden exterior while remaining juicy and tender inside.

Coriander Gizzards

Infused with the fresh, citrusy notes of coriander, 

Smokey Asun

Smoked to perfection, tender and richly flavoured.

Yam Chips

A delicious and satisfying side, perfectly complementing the flavours of the platter. 

 

Taste of Jinja

Indulge in a unique culinary experience with a platter that combines the best of both worlds: succulent meats and delightful seafood, all with a hint of Nigerian flavours. Perfect for those who love seafood and a bit of spice, this Taste of Jinja platter is sure to impress you. It consists of:

Smoked Chicken Wings

Smoked to perfection and infused with a rich, smoky flavor that complements the seafood elements of the platter. 

Duck Spring Rolls

Crispy on the outside and succulent on the inside, bringing a touch of Asian flair. 

Naija Reloaded

The perfect entry point for anyone who’s new to sushi and scared to try. Made with jollof rice and cooked seafood.

Tempura Prawns

Each prawn is coated in a delicate tempura batter and fried to golden perfection, ensuring a satisfying crunch with every bite

Smoked Yam Chips

Adding a unique twist, this is a flavourful and hearty side. 

 

What would you add to either of these two platters to make them even more perfect? Drop it in the comments! 

Which of these platters would you love to try? Visit Jinja, 1st floor, EbonyLife Place or Turaka on the 4th floor, to get started. 

Why Seafood Lovers Will Live Longer Than Meat Lovers

Why Seafood Lovers Will Live Longer Than Meat Lovers

Excessive consumption of red meat may trigger certain types of cancer, such as colon cancer. Red meat contains saturated fat, which increases the risk of heart disease and other health problems – MedicalNewsToday. Over the course of eight years, people who increase their daily intake of red meat are more likely to die, compared to people who do not increase their red meat consumption – hsps.harvard.edu.

Are you shocked yet?

Our internet in-laws would say that even with the emergence of online medical practitioners such as aproko doctor who is one of the prominent Twitter & Instagram food police, the impact of people’s food choices on their health can never be gravely overemphasised. In this blog post, we will delve into some thought-provoking facts that will help you decide if the conclusions of this article may or may not be true.

Firstly, why invest in that facial cream? Eat more shrimps instead. Seafood lovers look considerably younger than meat lovers because most seafood has been proven to contain antioxidants that slow down the aging process of people who consume them regularly – healthline.com 

why seafood lovers will live longer than meat lovers

And have you ever heard of the saying,  ‘seafood is the heart’s best friend’? Eating approximately one or two 3-ounce servings of fatty fish each week—salmon, herring, mackerel, anchovies, or sardines—reduces the risk of dying from heart disease by 36% – seafood nutrition.org. Medical experts have strongly advised that people should eat fatty fish once or twice a week to meet their Omega-3 requirements. So if you ever need that one food type that will look after your heart, you should try seafood.

why seafood lovers will live longer than meat lovers

There is a risk of experiencing dementia as one gets older, but this is less true for seafood lovers. Seafood contains Omega-3 fatty acids, which help to maintain healthy brain cells, improving memory focus and cognitive performance. Research has shown that an intake of 25 grams of processed meat each day may increase the relative risk of developing dementia –  medicalnewstoday.com

why seafood lovers will live longer than meat lovers

Lastly but very importantly, why spend so much on weight loss supplements when you can easily afford seafood? Seafood is a high source of protein and low calories. Regular consumption of seafood and steady exercise could increase your metabolism effortlessly, aiding in general weight loss and bodyweight maintenance – healthline.com

why seafood lovers will live longer than meat lovers

It is evident that seafood lovers have a lot to gain health-wise. Whenever you consume seafood, you are not just indulging in a taste adventure but nurturing your health from the inside-out.

If you decide to begin or just want excellent options to continue your journey to healthier eating, we suggest Turaka or Jinja restaurants in Victoria Island, Lagos. These great spots serve the most delicious, fresh and juicy seafood dishes for Asian, local and international cuisine . Have a go and let us know about your experience!

After all that’s been said, what’s your go-to option—seafood or meat?  Tell us in the comments section.