KELEWELE Recipe (Fried Plantain Appetizer)

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This is a spicy, tangy treat which can be served in many ways.  It is perfect for any time of the day and is a popular Ghanaian party food.

3 lbs. (6 large) plantains, 1 tsp. powdered ginger, 1/2 tsp. salt, 1/2 tsp. ground red pepper, 2 tbls. water, 3 cups oil

Wash and peel plantains.  Cut crosswise / slanted into 1/2 inch slices.  Mix ginger, salt, and red peper with water.  Drop plantain slices into mixture and stir around with fingers coating the plantains.  Place in hot oil and deep-fry until golden brown.  Serves 6





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