Plantain porridge with peppered meat and snail 

Unripe plantain porridge has to be one of my favourite dish, it’s all sort of delicious, and we know unripe plantain is healthy , the fiber content reduces cholesterol level , it has a low carbohydrate content and it can serve as a diet for the control of weight. There are so many advantages but Below is a recipe on how to prepare this delicious meal. 


  • 6 unripe plantains
  • 1 large onion 
  • 2 tablespoon blended scotch bonnet
  • Dryfish 
  • Crayfish
  • Maggi
  • Salt
  • 2 cooking spoon palm oil 
  • Vegetable leaves ( ugwu or ntong ) 
  • Cornflour (in case you do not get a very thick sauce) 

Instructions : 

Before you start you want to : Peel your plantains and chop into cubes ( Not too small ), wash your fish and set aside and chop your onions and your vegetable leaves.

  • In a large pot , put your cubed plantains and pour in enough water to cover your plantain .
  • Add onions, pepper ,maggi, fish and crayfish . Stir together and allow to cook . 
  • Leave to cook for about 10-15 minutes , add your oil in and salt to taste . ( you can use any stew sauce if you have no palm oil at hand or both).
  • Allow to cook till your plantain is soft and cooked. 
  • If your sauce does not get as thick as you want , mix a tablespoon of cornflour with a bit of water and pour into your pot Stiring it. 
  • Add your vegetables, simmer for about 5 minutes and it is ready to serve. 

Peppered Assortedmeat  and snail.
Ingredients :

  • Mix of cooked assorted meat and snails.
  • 2 1/2 cooking spoon blended tomatoes 
  • 1 1/2 cooking spoon blended scotch bonnet.
  • 1  medium onion chopped 
  • 100ml Vegetable oil 
  • Maggi
  • Salt 

Instructions :

  • In a sauce pan , heat your  oil when hot add your chopped onions and fry . Do not burn 
  • Add your tomatoes and pepper , maggi and salt. Stir together and fry for about 5 minutes .
  • Add your meats and snail and stir. Keep Stiring till most of the sauce soaks up into your meats . 
  • Bring down and serve. 



Author: thelmzkitchen

Just a girl who is very passionate about food and cooking

2 thoughts

  1. I love your blog so much! I am definitely going to try out this recipe! Is there a way to substitute the fish as I do not have dry fish in my disposal and I don’t like dry fish. Although, I do have crayfish


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