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How To Prepare Plantain And Sweet Potato Pottage (Porrage)

Plantain and Sweet Potato Pottage (Porrage)

Prep time:  10 mins

Cook time:  50 mins

Total time:  1 hour

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Ingredients

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.

Directions

Place a pot on medium high heat, add in the oil. Add in onions and fry until onion is wilted.

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Add in stew base, crayfish, salt, maggi and smoked fish. Simmer covered on medium-low heat for 10-15 minutes

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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

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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

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Remove the pottage from heat, stir in green vegetable if using

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Serve and enjoy!!