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Plantain porridge

Plantain Porridge Recipe | Yummy Nigerian foods

Chy Anegbu
This food is good for the stomach and yummy. In the last few weeks, I have focused on foods that are completely natural and made from plants. When you combine plantain and fishes, what you get is a delicious pot of plantain porridge.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Nigerian Cuisine
Servings 4 People
Calories 487 kcal


  • Pots


  • 5 medium-sized Unripe plantain.
  • 100 ml Palm Oil.
  • 1 cup sliced tomatoes.
  • 1 Tbsp sliced scotch bonnet peppers.
  • 1 cup sliced onions.
  • 2 seasoning cubes.
  • 500 g Frozen mackerel.
  • 200 g Bonga fish.
  • 2 tablespoons ground crayfish.


  • Chop the tomatoes, pepper, and onions to tiny bits. sliced the plantain to any size you like. I like them tiny. :D
  • Season the fish with a half a cup of sliced onions, a teaspoon of salt and one seasoning cube. Allow to cook for 10 minutes, then pick the fish and set aside, leaving the stock in the pot.
  • Open the bonga fish and remove the center bone, break into tiny pieces and set aside.
  • Add 300ml of water to the fish stock in the pot, two tbsp ground crayfish, a seasoning cube, 100ml of palm oil and salt to taste.
  • Add the sliced plantain and the sliced tomato/onions/fresh pepper at the top.
  • Add the fish and allow to cook for 15-20 minutes.
  • After 15 minutes, check to see if the water is dried and the plantain is properly cooked.
  • Stir all together and serve.


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