FRIED COCONUT BANANAS AND PEANUT BRITTLE

SEASON 3 EPISODE 26

It’s Food O’clock and we’d be checking out these snacks made and enjoyed by the people of São Tomé and Principe.

FRIED COCONUT BANANAS

Ingredients

  • Grated coconut
  • Bananas or plantains
  • Coconut milk
  • Sugar
Fried Coconut Bananas

Method of Preparation

  1. Peel the bananas or plantains and slice diagonally.
  2. Heat the sugar in a frying pan until it melts.
  3. Add the coconut milk to the frying pan and mix well.
  4. Add the bananas into the frying pan and flip sides when it turns slightly brown.
  5. Sprinkle the grated coconut onto the bananas until it is well cooked.
  6. Remove from heat and serve.

PEANUT BRITTLE

Ingredients

  • Roasted peanuts
  • Corn syrup
  • Butter
  • Sugar
  • Salt
  • Baking soda
  • Water
Peanut Brittle

Method of Preparation

  1. Put some quantity of water into a saucepan and place over heat.
  2. Add sugar, corn syrup and salt and stir well.
  3. Add the peanuts and continue to stir over high heat and allow to boil.
  4. Remove from heat and immediately add the butter and baking soda and stir.
  5. Pour the mixture into a clean aluminum pan or flat sheet covered with foil.
  6. Allow to cool and solidify after some minutes, then cut or break into desired pieces.

Written and edited by Ebenezer Oladokun

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