Musely
My order
  • $ 11% Cashback on all one-time purchases
    11% Cashback is available to all registered users and will be give in the form of Musely Coins.
    * Buy Together & Subscriptions orders are not eligible for Cashback
  • Free shipping over $25

    Free Shipping on All Orders Over $25.

    You may request a return within 30 days from the date the product is shipped.

    All returns may be tentative on brand approval.

Fried Green Bananas

posted in Food & Drink > Recipes
03/01/2015
  • Recipe for Patacones

    Plantains – Green (Verdes)
    Water to boil
    Oil to cover the bottom of the pan

    Salt to flavour

  • Peel bananas
    Peel bananas
  • cut bananas
    cut bananas
  • Then place in a pan of boiling water, and allow to boil for 25 minutes. Now is a great time to teach your kids the terms of cooking, what’s the difference between “boil” and “simmer” for example. One of the reasons I love cooking on gas is that this is something that you can easily adjust to show so I switched down the heat to demonstrate simmering and then turned it up again and showed boiling.

  • Once the 25 minutes are up, put the plantain on a chopping board and then cut it into thin slices.
    Once the 25 minutes are up, put the plantain on a chopping board and then cut it into thin slices.
  • With a wood pestle or a glass you want to flatten the slices. Put a little oil on either so that the starchy plantains won’t stick and then squish them but don’t break them up.
    With a wood pestle or a glass you want to flatten the slices. Put a little oil on either so that the starchy plantains won’t stick and then squish them but don’t break them up.
  • Once all of the slices are flattened. Heat up the oil in the bottom of a frying pan, and then add a few slices at a time. T is under 4 so I did this part as the oil can spit, and I didn’t want her to be burnt, however with older children you can help them.
    Once all of the slices are flattened. Heat up the oil in the bottom of a frying pan, and then add a few slices at a time. T is under 4 so I did this part as the oil can spit, and I didn’t want her to be burnt, however with older children you can help them.
  • Check that both sides are browned, then take them out, and place on some paper towel to remove the oil.  Sprinkle the fried plantain slices with salt. You could also add paprika or chilli flakes depending on your taste preferences. I like mine plain, and so it turns out, do the kids.
    Check that both sides are browned, then take them out, and place on some paper towel to remove the oil. Sprinkle the fried plantain slices with salt. You could also add paprika or chilli flakes depending on your taste preferences. I like mine plain, and so it turns out, do the kids.

Comments

0
See all comments

Related Tips

187 Followers