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Plantain pudding and shrimps

Plantain Pudding And Shrimps

Do you have ripe plantains and you don’t know what to do with them? Plantain Pudding And Shrimp is the real deal! Put those ripe/overripe plantains to use, DON’T TRASH THEM! These plantains puddings are sweet, savory and ultimately delicious!

Bear with me the recipe is long because I don’t want to separate the shrimp recipe. Also, you can adjust the habanero to the level of your hot/spice pepper tolerance. Let’s cook!

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Plantain pudding and shrimps
Plantain Pudding And Shrimps
  • 3 Ripe plantains
  • 1 Habanero/Rodo
  • 1/2 Red bell pepper (Tatashe)
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Teaspoon Ginger powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic powder
  • Handful dried shrimps/prawn
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive oil (or your choice)
  • Knorr bouillon powder/cube
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 Pound Raw shrimps (peeled, deveined, and tail on/off)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Ginger powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Italian season
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Red pepper flake
  • 1/2 onion (chopped)
  • 2 Small Tomato(chopped)
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive oil (or your choice)
  • Knorr bouillon powder/cube
  • Salt to taste
  1. Peel the plantains and slice up.

    Plantain pudding and shrimps
  2. Add the sliced plantains to the blender.

    Plantain pudding and shrimps
  3. Add the dried prawn/shrimps, onion, red bell pepper, and habanero. Blend the until the plantain is smooth.

    Plantain pudding and shrimps
  4. Pour the blended mixture into a bowl.

    Plantain pudding and shrimps
  5. Add oil and egg.

  6. Season the mixture with garlic powder, ginger powder, knorr, and salt.

  7. Grease the ramekin or baking foil pans and pour the plantain mixture.

    Plantain pudding and shrimps
  8. Place a large saucepan/pot over high heat and add small water (base of the baking foil). Place the ramekin/baking foil(with the content) into the saucepan and steam and until it is cooked. Use a tester (use a toothpick) to check the middle of plantain if it comes out clean it is done.

  9. For the shrimps:

  10. Clean the shrimps, peeled, deveined and tail on or off.

    Add the Italian seasoning, knorr, red pepper flake, ginger powder, salt, and pepper. Set aside

    Plantain pudding and shrimps
  11. Place a frying pan over medium-high heat. Add a tablespoon of oil and heat.

  12. Add the onion and saute for a few minutes. I sprinkled a pinch of dried thyme but it is optional.

    Plantain pudding and shrimps
  13. Add the chopped tomatoes. Cook for about 2 minutes until the tomatoes sweat.

    Plantain pudding and shrimps
  14. Add the seasoned shrimps.

    Plantain pudding and shrimps
  15. Combine and cook until the shrimps are pink, check the season and readjust if necessary. Stir, and turn off the heat.

    Plantain pudding and shrimps
  16. Serve and enjoy!

    Plantain pudding and shrimps
Recipe Notes


 You can blend the peppers as smooth as the plantain or if you're like some of my kids(they like some colors on their plates) you might not want to blend the peppers all smooth.

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