Recipe Plantain and Corn Stew Boma Animal Kingdom Lodge

Yield: 8 servings


2 cups Coconut Milk
2 cups V-8 Juice
2 cups Sweet Potato, diced chunky
2 Carrots, diced chunky
1 small Onion, diced chunky
2 cups Corn Kernels
1 small Red Bell Pepper, diced chunky
2 cups Plantains, diced chunky
1 t. Red Crushed Pepper
1 small Jalapeno, sliced
2/3 cup Sugar
¼ cup Parsley, chopped
1 cup Soy Sauce
¼ cup Ginger, chopped fine/puree
1 t. Ground Turmeric, toasted
1 t. Ground Coriander, toasted
1 cup Cornstarch
½ cup Water


Heat coconut milk and V-8 Juice, soy sauce, ginger, sugar, and crushed pepper. Mix cornstarch and water together to make a slurry. Add and let simmer until stock thickens.

Add red bell pepper, potato, onion, corn, and plantain**. Let cook until vegetables are ¾ done. Add parsley and jalapeno. Adjust seasoning.

**If you are using frozen plantains, add last when you are ready to serve.