GHANA: Grilled Tilapia with Yam and Plantain Fufu
1 small bell pepper, any color
1 small spicy pepper (I used Thai), any color
1 clove garlic
1 inch-piece ginger, peeler
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/2 tablespoon vinegar
2 lbs tilapia
Blend ingredients in a food processor. Pour over fish. Marinate at least 20 minutes, up to 4 hours.
Yam and Plantain Fufu
2 yams or sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
1 large plantain, peeled and cubed
1 tablespoon butter
Add yams and plantain to a large saucepan. Cover with cold water. Bring to a boil.
When vegetables are fork tender, drain, and transfer to a food processor.
Pulse until fully blended.
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