Pulse daily DIY recipe teaches prospective chefs how to prepare healthy, Ghanaian dishes in a simple way.
2-3 green plantains
Shrimp, peeled and deveined
Ripe avocado, diced
Cherry tomatoes, diced
Jalapeño, small dice
Garlic clove, minced
Red onion, chopped
Salt and pepper, to taste
Vegetable or canola oil for frying
Season shrimp with salt, pepper and cumin powder. Cook in a lightly oiled skillet. Then place in a bowl, along with avocado, tomatoes, jalapeño, garlic, red onion, cilantro and lime juice. Mix well and chill in the fridge.
Peel and slice plantains into 3-inch chunks. Fry in 350F oil until slightly golden, but not browned, for about 4-5 minutes.
Immediately place one fried plantain chunk each in a greased muffin pan well. Using a pestle or shot glass, gently press to form a cup.
Fry again until golden brown. Drain on paper towel, and lightly season with salt.
Immediately fill the cups with the shrimp mixture and serve.