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Kelewele, a nice little snack or perfect with rice and shitor. If you are planning to visit Ghana, this must be on your list of foods to try.
4 ripe plantains, peeled and cut into desired shape
½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
½ teaspoon peeled grated fresh ginger root
1 teaspoon salt & black pepper
Vegetable oil for frying
Grind together grated ginger root, cayenne pepper, salt and black pepper.
In a bowl, toss together plantain and the spice mixture.
Heat oil in a skillet, fry plantain until golden brown on both sides
Transfer to absorbent paper to drain excess oil
Sprinkle a little cayenne pepper over for a bit more kick
Serve kelewele immediately with peanuts and enjoy
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