How to cook plantains -There is so much unsureness about plantains. Often, people tend to have them mixed up. I grew up eating them in their different stages, so let’s see if I can be of help.
Kelewele – Easy, quick and super tasty Spicy Fried Plantain cubes. 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. The spiced plantain is then fried until the sugar in it 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…
Fried plantains – This is a sweet-savory dish which features thick slices of ripe plantains lightly salted and deep fried in oil till golden brown. The result is a caramel-like brown crust which is savory sweet and a soft and very sweet interior. This was a staple in my household growing up and now that…
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. However, the process involved in making these pancakes are not as intimidating as that of 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 for 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. It’s so easy to make, taking roughly 15 minutes to prepare from start to finish. 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.