Nigerian Pancakes With Shrimp

Recipe by CJAY8248
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

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

DIRECTIONS

  • 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.
  • Drain and put through a food mill or sieve into a 3 quart bowl.
  • Add tomatoes, onions,shrimp, 1 Tblsp. salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper, and eggs.
  • 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.