It takes a few tries to get used to peeling them, but once you've mastered this dish it is something you can turn to time and time again. There are so many ways to serve plantains, but my favorite is still pan frying them. Top it off with your favorite seasonings and explore what you like best this neutral, nutty flavored dish. Cut off plantain ends and make cuts along the side by scoring the plantain. See more ideas about Mashed plantains, Plantains, Plantain recipes. Oct 1, 2013 - About a month ago I bought a couple of green plantains (can’t you just tell this is going to be an exciting story??). Remove peels and mash plantains. YOU'LL ALSO LOVE. Use it to thicken the mashed plantains and to withstand high-temperature cooking. Stir in the mashed plantains, & add more milk if necessary ~ Batter should be of a dropping consistency. Drop by spoonfuls into preheated deep fat at 375 degrees F & fry 4-5 minutes, or until evenly browned. Boil in large pot for approximately 20 minutes with peels (until you can poke a fork through them). I waited and waited for them to ripen and turn brown/black, which FINALLY happened this week. Mar 26, 2019 - Mashed plantains make for a tasty Cuban-inspired side dish. Drain and let cool. Submit a Recipe Correction Advertisement. It’s so easy! I now love Maduros (sweet fried plantains), Tostones (smashed, fried, green plantains), Mofongo (mashed plantains — like mashed potatoes), plantain chips (like potato chips) and even plantain crusted fish. I had wanted to try PaleOMG’s mashed plantain recipe this whole time, so that’s what these… To Make plantain patties: Do not peel the plantains yet. To get started, lightly mash the plantain in a medium mixing bowl. Serve hot. Avoid over-mashing the mixture by ensuring it’s not too moist and leaving it a bit chunky. Dec 7, 2018 - Mashed plantains are a healthy, delicious when you're tired of your usual side rotations. Sep 28, 2019 - Explore LuAnn VanZomeren's board "Mashed plantains" on Pinterest. If you don’t have any on hand, use tapioca starch or cassava flour instead. Add flour and baking powder to plantains to create a dough.