Plantain and Sweet Potato Pottage (Porrage)
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 50 mins
Total time: 1 hour
¼ cup palm oil1 medium onion (sliced)2 large green plantains1 medium sweet potato2/3 cup Stew Base2 tablespoons ground crayfish1-2 cups shredded smoked fish1 cup prawns (optional)Salt – to tasteMaggi – 2 cubes (optional)Handful fresh greens (ugu, spinach etc) thinly sliced.
Place a pot on medium high heat, add in the oil. Add in onions and fry until onion is wilted.
Add in stew base, crayfish, salt, maggi and smoked fish. Simmer covered on medium-low heat for 10-15 minutes
While the sauce is simmering, Peel and cube the sweet potatoes. Set aside. Peel and cube one of the plantains. Peel and grate the other plantain using a grater or food processor
Add the cubed potatoes and plantain into the sauce. Stir to combine. Add in enough water to just cover the mixture. Cover and simmer on low-medium heat for 35-40 minutes or until the plantain is cooked through
Remove the pottage from heat, stir in green vegetable if using
Serve and enjoy!!