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Plantain Fritters Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda Klassen
Added: Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 large ripe plantains or bananas
1 c. self-rising flour
1 1/2 tsp. of baking powder
1/2 tsp. of salt.
1 small onion, cut into wedges
1/4 tsp. salt
Dash pepper
Oil for deep-fat frying

Directions:
Directions:
Make sure the plantains are very ripe, or substitute bananas instead. Place peeled plantains in a food processor; cover and process until smooth. Add the flour, onion, salt and pepper; cover and process until blended (batter will be moist).

In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat 1/4 in. of oil to 375. Drop tablespoonfuls of batter, a few at a time, into hot oil. Cook for 1 minute on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Yield: 28 fritters Serves 14

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Linda Klassen was a missionary with SIM in Nigeria for 45 years. She started out as the cook for Kent Academy and later moved to the bush.

 

 

 

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