The recipe this week is very different! It involves plantain but with a twist. This shows how to make plantain pizza. This recipe from Afrolems is easy to follow. Enjoy!
Plantain Flat Bread Pizza
1 large Plantain
3 cups of flour
1/3 cup of butter (75 grams)
1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
1/2 cup of milk
1/4 cup of sugar
A pinch of Salt
3 tablespoons of Vegetable Oil
4 cooking spoons of Tomato/pepper blend mix
1 large Chicken Breast (sliced thinly)
1 cup of chopped cabbage
1 cup of chopped carrots
1 scotch bonnet pepper (ata rodo)
1/2 bulb of Red Onion (Sliced)
3 cloves of garlic
1 tablespoon of chopped parsley(optional)
Peel your plantain and chop into small pieces.
In a blender, blend your plantain with your milk, butter and egg.
Mix your dry ingredients in a bowl.
Pour in your plantain mix into the dry ingredients bowl a little at a time and work the mix into the dry ingredients bowl till all is thoroughly combined.
Transfer the dough to a floured board and knead till the dough is not sticky. (Sprinkle more flour onto the dough as necessary)
Roll out the dough till thin and set aside.
In a pan, heat up 2 tablespoons of oil and stir fry the onions and garlic for about a minute.
Toss in your chicken breast and stir and allow it to brown.
Season with your seasoning cube and other spices you wish to add.
Pour in your tomato mix, cabbage, carrots and stir.
Continue to cook on low heat till chicken is done then allow to cool.
Grease your pizza pan or another large pan you have with the rest of the oil.
Transfer your rolled out dough and spread the chicken sauce over the dough.
Heat up your oven to 350F and place your flatbread pizza in the oven for 10 – 12 minutes
Take it out, and allow to cool slightly. Serve warm.
Enjoy your plantain pizza.