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1. No African country names begin with the letters F, H, I, J, O, P, Q, V, W, X, or Y.

2. Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent.

3. African tech startups raise billions of dollars annually, seven African start-ups were included in the World Economic Forum 2021 cohort of 100 Technology Pioneers.

Red kidney beans in fried batter tastes good

Red kidney beans in fried batter tastes good

Learn how to cook red kidney beans to prepare them for use in the best fried fritter recipe ever. Our family-friendly recipe will get everyone excited about red kidney beans and African spices.

Red kidney beans in fried batter tastes good


Make and share this red kidney bean fritter recipe. Red kidney beans and spices fried in a batter never tasted better. Red bean fritters are the perfect combination of red beans and spices.


Red Kidney Bean Fritters Recipe

Red kidney bean fritters are a fried African snack recipe made with red kidney beans and spices. Learn how to make a tasty African recipe of red kidney bean fritters with Chic African Culture.

Prep time: Cook time: Total time:

Ingredients
1 15 ounce can red beans with all liquid drained
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
Oil for frying

Directions
In large bowl add all ingredients and mix well until a soft dough forms. Form into golf ball size dough and flatten, fry until brown about 2 minutes on each side. Drain on a paper towel to remove excess oil, serve as a snack.

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Africa is surrounded by water but is not an island, here are a few African Island facts.

Madagascar is the 4th large island in the world and is located in the Indian Ocean supporting a unique biology, about 90% of its plants and animals are found nowhere else on earth.

Composed of 155 islands, Seychelles is Africa's smallest country. By far the largest island is Mahe, home to about 90% of the population and the site of its capital city of Victoria.

Cabo Verde has a strategic location 310 miles or 500 km from the west coast of Africa near major north-south sea routes; important communications station; important sea and air refueling site.

Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent. Continents can not be considered islands because of their size and also by historic definition since many people who study geography define islands and continents as two different things.

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