Kelewele (Fried Plantains)
- 6 large ripe plantains
- 1 teaspoon powdered ginger
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon ground red pepper
- 2 Tablespoons water
- 3 cups oil or shortening
- Peel the plantain and cut crosswise into ½-inch slices, removing any woody parts from the center.
- Mix ginger, salt, and red pepper with water in a mixing bowl.
- Drop plantain slices into mixture and turn them to coat.
- Heat oil or shortening in a large skillet and fry the mixture-coated slices until golden brown.