Happy Children’s day!

Happy Children's day!
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nigerian fried eggs and plantain

Today is children’s day in Nigeria and to commemorate the day #LohisCreations style I decided to take an everyday recipe and make it into cute treats for the kiddies.  It is also healthy which is one of my aims on this blog. I want to try and make Nigerian food as refined, healthy while not straying to far away therefore keeping it authentic! Today I took a childhood favorite of mine Plantains and eggs and made some good ol breakfast that is delicious (according to my friend Debola) yet refined!

Making this came to me while I was looking up quiche recipes and I thought *light bulb moment* how about I make a quiche-ish and add plantains! Good ol Nigerian breakfast! If you have been reading my blog for a while now, you would know I stopped frying my plantains a while ago, so all I did was grill some plantains, made the egg mixture, mixed them both, poured them into cupcake tins and these yumemrs where born! If you have also been reading this blog for a while, you would know I do not eat eggs(lol) So I got my friend to come and taste them and he willingly obliged! He loved em and I might add them to my appetizer menu for my business! Enjoy and have an amazing children’s day, Children are really the future and we have to start early implementing good eating habits for them so they can grow to be amazing and healthy members of society!

 

Fried plantain and eggs

Serves 3
Prep time 10 minutes
Cook time 40 minutes
Total time 50 minutes
Allergy Egg
Dietary Gluten Free
Meal type Breakfast, Side Dish, Snack
Misc Child Friendly, Freezable, Serve Hot
Fried eggs and plantains Nigerian style

Ingredients

  • 1 plantain (ripe)
  • 3 Large eggs
  • 1/2 onion (diced)
  • 1/4 red/yellow pepper/capsicum (diced)
  • 1/2 tomato (diced)
  • 1 seasoning cube (maggi or knorr)
  • salt/curry/dry pepper (to taste)
  • 4 bacon (slices, chopped.)

Directions

Step 1
Slice the plantain and coat it with oil of choice. Place place in an oven safe bowl and bake for 20 minutes turning over once.
Step 2 While the plantains are baking, In a pan on medium heat, add the bacon and allow to become crispy. Break the eggs into a bowl, add the diced onions, peppers, tomatoes and onions.
Step 3 Add the seasoning cube, salt, curry and pepper and whisk until thoroughly combined.
Step 4 Once the plantains are cooked, dice them into small pieces and mix with the egg mixture.
Step 5 Pour into a frying pan and cook on medium heat until the edges of the egg has started to cook. Then transfer to the oven and cook for 15-20 minutes on 400 degrees or until the egg is a nice golden brown.
Step 6 Serve hot.

Note

Please ntoe the plantains can be cubed and fried to save some time but I decided not to do that!  you can!

eggs and plantain final2

 

eggs and plantain final3

 

Till next time

Lohi

xx!

 

p.s This is such a kid friendly recipe that I encourage you to try with your little ones!

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Comments

  1. blessing Says: May 27, 2013 at 3:45 pm

    Dude! childrens day?? Im going to make it about me day..lol

  2. Looks really good.I want some.

  3. Timiebi Says: May 28, 2013 at 5:28 am

    Looks really yummy 🙂 this is something I see myself making.

  4. Oh you know I’m trying this as soon as I’m able!!!! Plantain and eggs is definitely a fave of mine that I haven’t had in ages!

  5. This is really nice…I thought it was muffins for a second lol! 🙂

    xoxo
    Stella

  6. Love how you’ve repurposed the plantains. Very nice, and creative.

  7. Lovely + creative idea! Would love to try this, but I wonder what I could replace the eggs with. Hmm..

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