Prep Time: 20 mins Yield: 3 servings
Cook Time: 65 mins
You will be multi tasking with recipe so the cook Time above includes all the cooking processes listed below.
- 450g Chicken Gizzards
- 5 fingers of ripe plantain
- 4 Medium Onions ( 2 for the pepper sauce, 1 to cook the gizzard and 1 for garnishing)
- 1 Tbsp crushed Garlic
- 2 habenero or scotch bonnet peppers
- Salt or bouillon powder to taste
- 1 Tbsp thyme
- 3 bell peppers ( 2½ to be blended and ½ chopped finely for garnishing)
- 1 tsp of Curry powder
- 1 Tbsp Thyme.
- 1 tsp of Black Pepper
- 2 Tbsp Yaji spice ( suya spice)
- 3 cups of oil ( 2½ cup for frying and ½ cup of oil for the pepper sauce)
- Wash the gizzard and cut up into bite sizes
- Put sauce pan on a lit up stove, add some water, gizzards and chopped onions (the water should be about ½ in above the gizzards).
- Cook till soft, then turn off heat and set aside
- After washing, with a food processor coarsely blend 2 onions, 2 habenero peppers and 2½ red bell peppers
- Chop up finely, the remaining ½ of the red bell pepper and ½ of the green bell pepper.
- Cut the plantains into cubes and set aside.
- Put a clean sauce pan on a lit up stove. Pour in ½ a cup of canola oil. When it heats up put in chopped onions and sauté till soft transluscent.
- Pour in the coarsely blended bell pepper mix.
- Fry until the mix reduces to a thick paste and the oil surfaces to the top. Taste for seasoning and adjust accordingly.
- Add the chopped red and green peppers stir and turn off heat.
- Put oil in a fry pan when it heats up add 1/4 a bulb of onion* Then add the plantains and start frying till light golden brown. Put it in a bowl lined with paper towel to absorb the oil then cover with paper towel to retain moisture.
- Reduce the oil and fry the gizzards till it’s brown but not burnt. Then put in a paper towel lined plate to absorb the oil.
- Divide the peppered sauce in two, then add the fried gizzards and plantains and stir over medium heat for about 3 minutes.
- Add in 1 Tbsp of the Yaji (suya spice) and stir then turn off heat.
- The gizdido is ready. Yippee!!!!. R🎶🎵. Where the party at??? 😊.
Serve with rings of onions and sprinkle more Yaji ( suya spice ) over it. Enjoy!!!