Fried potatoes and shrimp sauce: Treat your kids to this mouthwatering meal

Have your children stopped lurking around your kitchen   eager to have their share of  what is coming from it? Do you desire bringing the shine back  to their faces at the aroma of your tasty and sumptuous  meals? Why don’t you treat them, this holiday, to a delicious meal of fried potatoes and shrimp sauce? Aside its colourful presentation, the health benefits can never be overemphasised.  TOLUWANI OLAMITOKE  describes how best this finger-linking meal can be prepared.

 Fried potatoes

3 big potatoes
4 spoonful butter
1 cup vegetable oil
1teaspoon salt
1teaspoon pepper (optional)

Wash potatoes and peel back

Cut potatoes into small cube-like shapes

Parboil potatoes chunks-this ensures thorough cooking when fried

Add butter and vegetable oil to frying pan or skillet and heat

Place a layer of cube potatoes into pan

Fry for four to five minutes

Turn over gently once or twice while frying with a spatula or fish slice

When all sides turn golden, the potatoes are ready

Use slotted spoon or tongs to remove fried potatoes from pan

Drain on a kitchen towel

Sprinkle with salt and pepper


Shrimp and vegetable sauce

2 cups of fresh
cleansed shrimps
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup vegetable oil
Sliced onions
2 sliced bell pepper
2 sliced tomatoes
Sliced fresh spinach
1 seasoning cube
1 tablespoon water
1tablespoon flour

Season shrimps with salt and set aside

Heat oil and pour in onions and fry for three minutes

Add in tomatoes, pepper and spinach

Simmer and cover for two to three minutes

Add in the shrimp, seasoning, thyme and salt

Simmer for another two to three minutes