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Green plantain porridge with seafood on a grey plate

Green Plantain Porridge With Seafood

Abi Olayiwola
Green plantain porridge is healthy, delicious, versatile and very quick to make.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Cameroonian, Nigerian, West African
Servings 4
Calories 308 kcal


  • 2 Green plantain medium-sized
  • 3 tablespoons Red Palm oil
  • 1 Onion or 1 cup chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger powder
  • 1 teaspoon Onion powder
  • 2 tablespoons Ground crayfish
  • 1 cup Pepper mix
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 cup Mixed seafood
  • 6 leaves Kale


  • Peel the plantain and cut into smaller pieces.
  • Chop the onion. Finely chop the garlic.
  • Heat the palm oil in a pan until it melts. Do not allow to bleach.
  • Add the onions. Allow to cook for around 5 mins.
  • Pour in the garlic, onion powder, ginger powder, ground crayfish and the blended pepper mixture with some salt. Add 2 cups of water and cover the pan.
  • Allow to cook for 15 mins.
  • Wash the kale. Remove the thick stalk in the middle and slice thinly.
  • Mix in the kale and the seafood. Reduce the heat and allow to cook for further 5 mins. Remove from heat


Calories: 308kcalCarbohydrates: 48gProtein: 9gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 75mgPotassium: 1075mgFiber: 5gSugar: 15gVitamin A: 12728IUVitamin C: 128mgCalcium: 162mgIron: 3mg
Keyword Green plantain porridge
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