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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Make Golden African Hushpuppies

Make Golden African Hushpuppies

Make Golden African Hushpuppies

Savory golden crispy fried Ghanaian Tatale hushpuppies are served as an appetizer, snack or side dish.

Plantain Hushpuppies are African Good Eats

Yields about 10 to 12 fritters

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

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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