Fried Green Plantains (Bannann Peze)2013-12-30
- Yield : 12
- Servings : 4
- Prep Time : 5m
- Cook Time : 10m
- Ready In : 15m
Plantains are a staple in pretty much every haitian meal. The most common method of cooking plantains is frying them which can be served as an appetizer or a side dish. Fried plantains are usually served with other fried meats such as pork, chicken and goat. Here is a basic recipe if you are looking to learn how to cook Haitian food.
- 3 Green Plantains
- 1 tablespoon(s) Vinegar
- 1 tablespoon(s) Salt
- 1 teaspoon(s) Garlic Powder
- 1 cup(s) Vegetable Oil
- 1 Tostonera (Plantain Press)
- 1 cup(s) Hot Water
Heat Oil on medium high heat in a deep fryer or frying pan.
Peel plantains and angle cut each one into 5 equal pieces.
In a bowl add the hot water, vinegar, salt and set aside.
Lightly brown the plantains in the oil (Approximately 5 min).
Remove the plantains from the oil and flatten each plantain using the tostonera.
Soak the flattened plantains in the hot water and carefully back in the oil for an additional 5 min.
Remove plantains from oil and place them on a paper towel to remove the excess oil.
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