Nigerian Pancakes With Shrimp

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by CJAY8248

The pancakes are a meal in themselves, and require no other accompaniment than a green salad. I found this on the internet. Posted for ZWT7-Africa. Note: Soak time is not included. Cook time is approximate to cook all the panckes in batches.

Top Review by Baby Kato

These pancakes were very quick and easy to make. They had a nice flavor and interesting texture. I loved all the ingredients and was pleased to be able to taste them all. I did have trouble turning the pancakes, they kept falling apart on me. I am very pleased to have tried them. Made for ZWT7 Witchin Kitchen.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb pea beans, soaked in water to cover overnight (any white beans will do)
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 12 lb fresh tomato, cut in 1/4 inch cubes
  • 12 lb yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 lb cooked shrimp, in 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 14 teaspoon black pepper
  • 14 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 6 large eggs, beaten lightly
  • 12 cup peanut oil


  1. Drain the water from soaked beans. In a 1 quart saucepan, put beans in and cover again with fresh water and 1 Tblsp. salt. Simmer slowly until tender.
  2. Drain and put through a food mill or sieve into a 3 quart bowl.
  3. Add tomatoes, onions,shrimp, 1 Tblsp. salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper, and eggs.
  4. In a large skillet: Heat peanut oil. Drop the mixture by heaping tablespoons in the hot fat. It will spread out like a pancake. Turn when bottom is brown and firm. Serve 2 pancakes as a portion.

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