I’ve compiled a list of my favorite plantain recipes to help you use this amazing fruit. From sweet to savory, you’ll find loads of recipes for all your bite-size dessert and meal ideas. These recipes are all easy-to-make and delicious!
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.
Plantain Puff Puff – Nothing beats homemade Puff Puffs! This version of puff puff is made by adding plantains together with the yeast batter, and they turn out soft, savory, and sweet. They’re fresh, soft, and chewy. Not to mention they are super easy to make and absolutely delicious. You will get addicted!
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.
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!
These easy, bright, punchy, deviled eggs are delicious, creamy, and easy to make. They’re perfect for a simple appetizer, lunch with the family, or a holiday cookie tray. They have just the right amount of spice, with smoked paprika and pepper to give them a kick.
Jollof rice is a traditional West African dish. It consists mainly of cooked rice and tomato stew flavored with spices such as thyme, scotch bonnet pepper, chili peppers, onions and garlic. The dish is a staple of West African cuisine, particularly that of Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal and Gambia.
Yuca Fries are very easy to prepare, and they are immensely satisfying, with a cotton soft melting interior and super crusty exterior. They are as good as potato fries, but they have more character.
Nigerian Recipes – Food is part of our identity in Nigeria. We have rich, delicious, and nutrient-dense foods that fully satisfy the soul and the body. It is always a delight to make a variety of these dishes.
Curry Goat — an expression of Jamaican culture — is a popular one-pot dish. Cooking this meal with an instant pot is the quickest way to get the meal done. The instant pot locks in flavor, making the goat meat tasty and incredibly delicious.
BBQ Beef Ribs – These ribs are moist, juicy, and tender. They are slowly cooked at a low temperature to make a perfect hit. They are smoky, sweet, savory, and full of flavor.
Yam pottage/Yam Porridge (Asaro) Recipe – Asaro which is also known as Yam pottage or Yam porridge is a very delicious Yam recipe though it’s eaten by most tribes in Nigeria however, it is more common in the Yoruba-speaking parts of Nigeria. It’s also easy to make. If you love yam, it’s a must-try recipe!
Rice is a great staple food. It’s broadly available, dirt-cheap, and incredibly versatile. It’s easy to whip up and it goes with just about anything! I’ve made this list to help you find some recipes that utilize this simple white grain!
22 Bread Recipes – Any of the following 22 bread recipes will surely leave you wanting more. Regardless of if you’re a beginner or an expert, there is a recipe for you. Just choose a flavor you’re most interested in and start baking.
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Pan-seared lamb chops are the perfect weeknight meal when paired with a light seasonal salad or mashed potatoes. Sumptuous and quick to prepare, this recipe is sure to become a staple in your home.
20 Grilled Chicken Recipes If you believe that grilled chicken recipes should only be reserved for special occasions, like a summer family cookout, then you’ve been thinking wrong. There’s so much to explore with grilled chicken and it is versatile enough to be served all year long, on any occasion — even regular family dinners.
Nigerian Beef Stew: A classic rich aromatic tomato Nigerian stew. It is delicious, nutritious, and easy to make. All you need is a big pot and about an hour of your time.
AFRICAN RECIPES – Let your family experience a taste of “motherland” cuisine. With these recipes, you will be able to make a dish that will leave their taste buds wanting more!
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Jamaican oxtail is a favorite to make. The dish is full of hearty flavors and sits in a long braise resulting in meat that easily falls off the bone.
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Fried Chicken Gizzards — The unique flavor of gizzards matched with a crispy breading? A winning combination.
This Green Beans and Bacon recipe is a tasty and cost-effective side dish that will add color as well as flavor to your next dinner!
Puff puff is a deep-fried dough. They are made from yeast dough, shaped into balls and deep-fried until golden brown. It has a doughnut-like texture but slightly more chewy. It is a very common snack eaten by so many countries but with different names and a little bit of variation in the mode of preparation.
Banga soup is one of the best nourishing soups you can make with palm nuts. All it takes is an assortment of spice flavorings, an assortment of meat and fish, and finishing it off with a touch of ”beletete” to elevate this soup. It’s an easy recipe that delivers terrific results!
Peri-Peri Chicken (Piri Piri Chicken) – This is a delicious traditional spicy African chicken dish made from a combination of birds-eye chilies, herbs, and spices. It’s extremely easy to make and the ingredients you need are probably what have on hand or ingredients that you can easily source fro from your local store.
Learn how to make this simple and easy vanilla pound cake in the comfort of your home. It’s got an incredibly rich flavor and a melt-in-your-mouth texture. Deliciously decadent and I am not sorry at all. Believe me, it’s a keeper!
Jamaican rice and peas– The name says it all! This Jamaican classic is a mixture of rice and peas cooked in coconut milk. It’s an elegant dish that is so easy to put together. It makes an excellent side meal and I am sure it will become a favorite once you try it. This is …
Honey Glazed Carrots – baby carrots cooked in honey, butter, with a hint of garlic, ginger, and lemon glaze – really nice flavor combination. Simple, easy, and delicious!
Nigerian Pepper Sauce popularly known as Ata dindin, is a hearty stew that warms you from your head to your toes — made with bell peppers, Tomatoes, Onion, ginger, habaneros, chili flakes, garlic, and ginger. It’s fiery red, bold, and spicy.
Chicken pepper soup – Sometimes, a comforting bowl of soup is all you need. This easy to put together chicken pepper soup is loaded with spicy, bold, and hearty flavors. It’s so easy to make and you can hardly go wrong putting this together.
Easy Oven Grilled Tilapia – Looking for a wonderfully delicious main dish that is inexpensive, light and healthy? This easy Oven Grilled Tilapia is one to look out for. The seasonings used in this recipe comes together so well to create a luscious and bursting flavor.
Lemon Yogurt Cake – This is my go-to recipe for lemon cake, always perfect. The texture of this Cake is pretty unique; the edges bake up crispy, sweet, and caramelized and taste like butter cookies right out of the oven while the inside stays moist and delicious. No one will ever guess how easy it …
The aroma of these Banana Oatmeal waffles is irresistible. This is another quick hearty breakfast or brunch idea that can be quickly put together. Nice and soft on the inside, it’s hearty and it has a very good flavor. They are so easy to make but they are delightful in their simplicity.
Scrambled Eggs and Potatoes Breakfast Muffins is an excellent recipe that combines everything you need for breakfast in a few bites. They are not only pretty and tasty, but they are quick and easy to make on a work or school day. They come in handy for breakfast on the go, brunch or an after …
Good, hearty Banana oatmeal Pancake. They are incredibly tender, moist, with a lot of flavors and great texture. A healthy and terrific tasting way to start the day!
Soft and Chewy Brown Sugar Oatmeal Cookies – These are delightful little treasures. They are Oaty and sweet, slightly crispy on the outside and chewy soft on the inside. They have a mild brown sugar taste and with a touch of Vanilla as a subtle back note.
Let me introduce you to this simple, satisfying, and flavorful homemade Chicken Club Sandwich that you can put together in a little time. This is the juncture where simple meets delicious!
Breakfast Semolina Porridge – Smooth, creamy, delicious, and healthy with the touch of cinnamon and honey. This will certainly warm you up on chilly mornings. Quick and easy prep and deliciously creamy results. It’s so easy to make and is ready in about 15 minutes!
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 …
Efo Riro – The African Stewed Spinach also popularly known as Efo riro is a one-pot stew with layers of flavor. It requires quite a number of ingredients but little work from the cook putting it all together (as long as you already have all your ingredients prepped).
Puff puff is one of our popular street snacks. It’s a no stress snack and also straightforward. The most common type of puff puff is the sweet version but we also have the ”not so sweet version” which is the spicy/savory version. Puff Puff is iconic of most West African countries and it is named differently in different …
This Chocolate marble cake (Swirl Pound Cake) is one of the easiest marble cake you can ever try it comes together pretty fast, and the end product is outstanding. This cake is soft with a delicate crumb, and it will literally melt in your mouth. It is not overly sweet so you can eat it as …
Easy Moist Carrot Cake From Scratch – This homemade carrot loaf cake is a delectable, tasty and mouthwatering dessert. It uses fresh Carrots, walnuts and aromatic spices like Cinnamon, Nutmeg, and cloves. This delicious decadent Carrot cake is anytime indulgence from breakfast Tea to appetizing dessert to birthday cakes to potlucks and the list …
This Chicken bread loaf combines a soft and tender sweet dough with the spicy flavor of Chicken and peppers and wraps it all up in a beautiful yet easy-to-shape braid. Great for breakfast or brunch and you can simply use it to wow the guests at a party.
Easy Vanilla Cupcake recipe from scratch – Who doesn’t love homemade light and fluffy Vanilla cupcakes? Especially when it’s homemade! These vanilla cupcakes are moist, fluffy, and delicious, making them the perfect base for all sorts of mix-ins and frostings. They are just as tasty plain as they are frosted with buttercream or ganache.
Fried sauce with African Meatballs – Rather than the everyday Meatball and Sauce why not try this delicious combination of Meatballs in African-inspired Fried sauce. You will love it!
Ayamase stew which is also known as Ofada stew or the Nigerian designer stew is one of the numerous stew types we eat in Nigeria. This stew uses a combination of Green colored peppers together with onions and it’s spiced using indigenous ingredients such as the locust bean and this gives it a distinct delicious …
African Yam (fried puna Yam) – delicious crispy coated fries made from African yam. This is a simple dish, but it results in fantastic eating. African Yam (fried puna Yam) This recipe is a twist on the traditional fried yams I grew up with. Then, my mom thought us to sprinkle a bit of salt …
This easy breakfast Honey Butter Toast bread is the perfect answer for the morning rush. The aroma of the bread and butter getting toasted in the toaster is irresistible. This is a recipe my family has fallen in love with over the years. Though it’s a very simple recipe, but it is very satisfying and it …