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Thursday, December 26, 2013

Alloco Fried Plantains with Tomato Sauce Recipe

Alloco or Fried Plantains with Tomato Sauce is usually eaten as a side dish with fish. Alloco is a popular dish throughout Africa, but goes by many names depending on the region.


Alloco Fried Plantains with Tomato Sauce
Ingredients:
4 ripe yellow plantains
Alloco Fried Plantains with Tomato Sauce
1 cup of your favorite tomato sauce
Palm oil for frying (substitute peanut oil)

Directions:

Heat a small amount of oil in a large frying pan. Cut plantain into medium slices, fry the plantain until golden brown on each side. Remove plantains from pan, cover with warmed sauce and serve warm.


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