Farine Marigolds


12 oz soaked farine
1 lb minced beef or flaked fish
2 tbsp chopped eshalot
2 tbsp Chinese sauce
2 oz margarine
3 eggs
5 lb firm yellow plantains
farine flour for coating


Mix together minced beef (or fish), chopped eshalot, soaked farine, salt to taste, Chinese sauce and margarine. Beat the eggs well, then blend with the mixture. Form mixture into small balls using a tablespoon. Slice yellow plantain thinly and wrap around meatballs, fixing toothpicks. Dip in farine and fry in hot fat for 5 minutes until golden brown. Drain well. Remove toothpicks. Serve hot or cold with sweet and sour sauce. Makes about 12