Easy Aninikad Soup Recipe (Plicate Conch Soup)

An easy seafood dish with a delicious spicy taste. This recipe uses plicate conch or “aninikad”. Just like any soup, it is best served in cold rainy weather.

Easy Aninikad Soup Recipe (Plicate Conch Soup)
Seafood Spicy Quick and Easy

Prep Time: 4 minutes

Cook Time: 13 minutes

Total Time: 17 minutes

When is it typically served?

The majority of Filipinos enjoy eating soup, especially when the weather is cool. This Aninikad soup is best served during the rainy season. It is typically prepared and served for dinner or even breakfast in the Philippines. Anytime they feel like it, especially whenever anyone needs their body warmed.

Kitchen Utensils you need!

Only a few common kitchen items are required to make this Aninikad soup dish. You will require the following kitchen utensils to make this delicious and simple Aninikad soup:

  • Knife
  • Chopping board
  • Pot
  • Ladle
  • Serving Bowl

Aninikad Soup’s primary ingredients – Aninikad, Green onion, and Seasoning

Aninikad (otherwise called plicate conch) is a common recipe to make soup.   You just need a few ingredients to prepare this dish, so it turns out perfect. Only the materials listed above, including the Aninikad, are required. Since Aninikad would be sufficient to add taste the soup, any quantity will do. Along with the other seasonings in the soup, its saltiness would enhance the flavor. The majority of Filipinos use an all-purpose seasoning powder called Maggi Magic Sarap. This spice is ideal for the flavor of this Aninikad soup and goes well with any soup. For this dish, green onions should also be included. It enhanced the soup's color and aroma, which encouraged everyone more eager to enjoy it.


  • 1/2 kg of aninikad
  • 1 piece of onion
  • 50 grams of ginger
  • 2 tsp. of salt
  • 10 chili peppers
  • 1/2 all-in-one seasoning
  • green onion


  1. Put three cups of water to a boil with the aninikad. To get rid of the odor, add the chopped onion and ginger.

    Easy Aninikad Soup Recipe (Plicate Conch Soup)
  2. To taste, season with 2 tsp. of salt, 1/2 all-in-one seasoning, and 10 chili peppers.

    Easy Aninikad Soup Recipe (Plicate Conch Soup)
  3. After mixing in the chopped green onions, simmer for a minute.

    Easy Aninikad Soup Recipe (Plicate Conch Soup)
  4. Transfer the soup to a serving bowl and serve. Best served when hot!

    Easy Aninikad Soup Recipe (Plicate Conch Soup)

What is Aninikad?

A Cebuano word called Aninikkad is derived from the word sikad, which indicates kicking action. Aninikad is a small, edible conch shell that glides forward similarly to sikad, with a short crawl and kicking motion. This simple Aninikad soup is one of many Aninikad Filipino recipes that have been created.