Dodo-Ikire (Nigeria)

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READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
9
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 large plantains, with black skins
  • 3 teaspoons cayenne pepper
  • salt
  • oil, for deep-fat frying (a mixture of 1/3 palm oil and 2/3 vegetable oil)

Directions

  1. Heat the oil until hot but not smoking (about 350ºF).
  2. Cut the plantains into coarse dice.
  3. Mix in the cayenne and salt and form into small balls.
  4. Flatten the balls slightly and place them in the hot oil.
  5. Lower the heat slightly and cook the plantain balls until they are browned.
  6. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
  7. Serve warm.

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