Grilled Plantains: A staple of street affairs in West Africa. It’s a very simple, straightforward, and satisfying recipe. If you’ve never tried grilled plantains, let this recipe be a sweet introduction.
Plantain Fufu – If you like plantains, you will love this fufu recipe. It’s tasty and easy to make. Try it with traditional African soup and stews like egusi soup, okro soup, or efo riro.
How to cook plantains -There is so much unsureness about plantains. Often, people tend to have them mixed up. I was raised eating them in their different stages, so come along with me, as we talk about this.
Fried plantains – a sweet-savory dish that features thick slices of ripe plantains lightly salted and deep-fried in oil till golden brown. The result is a caramel-like brown crust that is savory-sweet and has a soft and very sweet interior.
Matoke is a simple, healthy, and delicious one-pot East African dish made from green bananas. Easy to prepare but can fill you up for hours! Great for lunch or dinner.
If you’ve never had plantain bread before, your first bite will be a pleasant surprise. This Plantain cake is really tasty, inexpensive and so easy to make.
This Baked Plantain and Egg Frittata is a totally addictive dish. It’s chockful of vegetables, and you can also add your choice of meat or seafood or whatever you like.
Plantain fries – Treat yourself with these perfectly crispy, delicious, and easy to make plantain fries. The light spice in these fries allows you to savor the subtle taste of the plantain. Try these fries in place of potato fries, you will like it.
Kelewele – Made with ripe plantains that are peeled, cut into small cubes or bite-size chunks, and seasoned with spices such as Onion, Garlic, Cayenne Pepper, and Ginger. This is then fried until the sugar in the plantain caramelizes, and produces brown edges.
Fried Banana – This is a simple recipe, but a good one. It has a nice gooey interior and a crispy crust around the edges. It’s a sweet tasty treat that can be eaten as a side dish, snacks or as is. It’s simple, quick and delicious. Once you give this a try, you will fall in love with …
Plantain pancakes – These are ultimate comfort food made from plantains and a few other ingredients. They are very light and tender almost like the French crepes.
Homemade baked plantain chips made in the oven tossed with a little bit of Oil, Salt, and Black pepper. They’re healthy, gluten-free, vegan, and absolutely delicious. Make these your go-to if you are craving a salty, crunchy, and satisfying snack!
Making homestyle fried plantain chips is fun and easy. All you need is green plantain, salt, and black pepper. You hardly need a recipe, yet, it is addictive. They won’t last long!.
Gizdodo is the combination of plantains and Gizzards (chicken Gizzards) and Plantains mixed in Pepper Sauce. This recipe is great for mid-week or weekend dinner because it’s so straightforward and of course tasty.
Yam Porridge with plantain is an incredibly rich and tasty one pot meal, and as the name implies the recipe is basically made with porridge and plantains, seasoned with salt and fortified with spinach and dry fish.