Cookbook:Sese Plaintains (Cameroonian Plantain Stew)

Sese Plaintains (Cameroonian Plantain Stew)
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Sese plantains is a delicious and popular meal eaten in Cameroon. It is very easy to prepare.




  1. Cut the ends off the plantains. Make a shallow slit through the length of the peel, and remove it.
  2. Slice the plantains into thick rounds.
  3. Boil the meat in a saucepan with salt, cayenne pepper, half the onions, and bouillon cubes until tender.
  4. Add the plantain, crayfish, red oil, and remaining onions. Simmer for about 15–20 minutes.
  5. Stir in the kale, and cook for an additional 8 minutes.
  6. Remove from the heat and serve warm.

Notes, tips, and variations

  • If you want to speed the cooking process, you can use a pressure cooker.