Cookbook:Igbindodo (Nigerian Snail and Plantain Stew)

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Igbindodo (Nigerian Snail and Plantain Stew)
CategoryNigerian recipes

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Igbindodo is a Nigerian dish of igbin (snail) and dodo (fried plantain). It is served in special occasions and parties.

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

Procedure[edit | edit source]

  1. Wash the snail meats, and cut them into two longitudinal halves.
  2. Combine the snail meats with tatashe pepper, ground pepper, and seasoning cubes. Let marinate for at least 20 minutes.
  3. Heat some oil in a pan. Add the diced plantain, and fry until golden brown. Remove from the oil.
  4. Add the marinated snail to the pan, and fry. Remove from the oil.
  5. Blend the tomatoes, scotch bonnet peppers, and onion to a paste.
  6. Heat some of the leftover oil in a pot. Add the tomato-pepper paste and seasoning cubes. Cook for a while.
  7. Add the cooked snail. Allow to cook until the liquid has evaporated.
  8. Add the carrots, then the peppers. Remove from the heat.
  9. Gently fold in the fried plantains to avoid mashing them. Adjust the salt to taste.
  10. Serve hot with fruit juice.