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

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How to make green banana sauce for seafood

How to make a green banana sauce for seafood

How to make a green banana sauce for seafood served cold or room temperature recipe from the African Gourmet.


Green Bananas.
Green bananas



Although the green banana is simply an unripened yellow banana, it has different uses. Unripe green bananas are used a lot in African and Caribbean cooking. Green bananas are grown and used all over the African continent; seafood green banana sauce is a popular recipe.


Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 15 min
Total time: 30 min

Seafood Green Banana Chutney


Ingredients

2 large green bananas
¼ cup balsamic vinegar
1 cup sugar
½ cup grated coconut
6 dates, chopped
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 large tomato, chopped
2 scallions, finely chopped
¼ teaspoon ground cloves
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 cup water


Directions

Chop green bananas, add all ingredients together, stir well and simmer 15 minutes, stirring constantly. Slowly pour chutney into canning jars, cool on the counter top. Perfect on seafood.

Did you know.
Green bananas are unripened bananas. Unripe green bananas are used a lot in African and Caribbean cooking. Seafood green banana sauce is a popular recipe in Africa.

  Seafood Green Banana Chutney



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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