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Yellow Plantain Cornmeal Hushpuppies

Yellow Plantain Cornmeal Hushpuppies

Make The African Gourmet Yellow Plantain Cornmeal Hushpuppies 



What to make with that handful of cornmeal other than cornmeal mush or cornmeal pancakes? Make cornmeal hushpuppies.  


Cornmeal hushpuppies are a small, flavorful, deep-fried ball made from cornmeal batter. 

Hushpuppies are a favorite street food of Ghana frequently served as a snack and side dish foods. Savory golden crispy fried Ghanaian Tatale hushpuppies are a favorite African snack food.


Make The African Gourmet yellow plantain cornmeal hushpuppies



Yields about 10 to 12 fritters

Ingredients

2 overly ripe yellow plantains
¼ cup onion finely chopped
1 teaspoon minced garlic
2 tablespoons self-rising fine ground cornmeal
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon brown sugar
½-1 teaspoon red pepper flake


Directions

In a large deep frying pan, heat 3 inches of vegetable oil on medium or use a deep fryer set to medium heat. Peel and mash the plantains until it resembles a thick paste. Add remaining ingredients. Drop by teaspoonfuls into the hot oil and fry until golden brown, about 1 ½ -2 minutes on each side. Remove fritter from oil and drain on a paper towel.



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