Kelewele (Spicy Fried Plantains)

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Oil for frying
4 ripe plantains, peeled and sliced into 1/2-inch-thick rounds
4 tsp. lemon juice
4 tsp. ground ginger
4 tsp. cayenne pepper

• Heat 1/4 inch of oil in a heavy skillet over medium heat.
• In a bowl, combine the plantains and lemon juice, stirring carefully to moisten.
• In a separate bowl, combine the ginger and pepper.
• Roll the plantains in the spice mixture and fry until crisp and golden.

Makes 6 to 8 servings

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