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Dodo (fried plantain) recipe

Dodo (fried plantain)

by Mimi (@chefmimz)
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Prep Time
4min
Cook Time
3min
Total Time
7min
NigerianBreakfastLunchSnackSideMain CourseVegetarianVeganDairy-FreeNut-Free

Dodo is a very yummy and easy to make snack. It can be eaten alone or eaten with stew,, pap, custard, bread or pancakes it can also be used to garnish meals like rice and spaghetti.

Ingredients

1 Servings
  • 2
    sticks of plantain
  • 1/2
    bottle of vegetable oil
  • pinch
    of salt

Method

  1. You start of by washing and peeling off the skin of the plantain

    Step 1.1: You start of by washing and peeling off the skin of the plantain
  2. Then you slice the plantain horizontally but in a slanty way (please refer to my video to see how) and add a pinch of salt

    Step 1.1: Then you slice the plantain horizontally but in a slanty way (please refer to my video to see how) and add a pinch of salt
  3. Preheat the frying oil in a frying pan or wok pan ( preheating the oil prevents the plantain from getting soggy)

  4. Using a frying spoon, place the plantain in the oil and let it fry for about a minute or until it turns golden brown. Scoop it out of the oil and voila!

    Step 1.1: Using a frying spoon, place the plantain in the oil and let it fry for about a minute or until it turns golden brown
    Step 1.2: Using a frying spoon, place the plantain in the oil and let it fry for about a minute or until it turns golden brown
    Step 1.3: Using a frying spoon, place the plantain in the oil and let it fry for about a minute or until it turns golden brown
    Step 1.4: Using a frying spoon, place the plantain in the oil and let it fry for about a minute or until it turns golden brown
    Step 1.5: Using a frying spoon, place the plantain in the oil and let it fry for about a minute or until it turns golden brown

Tips & Tricks

  1. Leaving plantain unattended to or too long to fry can result in it getting burnt. 😭

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Hi, I am Mimi from Lagos Nigeria and I am passionate about food 🤤.

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