Chef’s Corner

Chef MaMusu

Chef MaMusu

“Keli-Willy is a mouthwatering vegetarian meal.
You can also add chicken and fish to this entrée if you enjoy meat.”


(Sweet fried plantain and vegetable medley)


  •  2 ripe yellow plantains
  • 1 lb of fresh frozen mixed vegetables (peas, corn, carrots, etc)
  • 1 onion
  • 1 yellow, green, and red bell pepper
  • tbsp of ground ginger, cayenne pepper, parsley, and basil
  • 1/4 spoon of sea salt


  1. Dice 2 plantains
  2. Preheat vegetable oil (1 cup) 350 degrees
  3. Fry plantains till golden brown and set aside
  4. Steam mixed vegetables until soft, then drain and set aside
  5. Dice peppers and onions
  6. Fry peppers and onions until golden brown (soft texture)
  7. Add parsley, basil, sea salt, ground ginger, cayenne pepper, and plantain (all remaining ingredients) in pan with onions and peppers
  8. Stir well and cook on low heat (250 degrees) for 10 minutes


When in Richmond, Virginia, stop by Africanne on Main located at 200 E. Main Street for a serving of their home-cooked West African cuisine.