Caramelized plantain Recipe

Caramelized plantain is a delicious and sweet dish made from ripe plantains that are cooked until they become golden brown and caramelized. The natural sugars in the plantains caramelize during the cooking process, creating a rich and sweet flavor. This dish is popular in many Caribbean and African cuisines and can be enjoyed as a dessert or a side dish. The caramelized plantains have a soft and tender texture with a sweet and slightly caramelized taste that pairs well with savory dishes or can be enjoyed on its own.

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Ingredients for Caramelized plantain Recipe

  • 1 Ripe Plantains
  • 1 tablespoon Butter Or Oil
  • as required Optional: Cinnamon Or Honey For Garnish

Directions: Caramelized Plantain Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Peel the ripe plantains and cut them into thick slices.
  • STEP 2.Heat a skillet over medium heat and add butter or oil.
  • STEP 3.Place the plantain slices in the skillet and cook for about 2-3 minutes on each side, until they turn golden brown and caramelized.
  • STEP 4.Remove the caramelized plantains from the skillet and serve hot.
  • STEP 5.Optional: sprinkle some cinnamon or drizzle honey over the caramelized plantains for extra flavor.

Cooking Tips

  • Choose ripe plantains with yellow skin and some black spots for the best flavor.
  • Make sure the skillet is hot before adding the plantain slices to ensure they caramelize properly.
  • Do not overcrowd the skillet, cook the plantain slices in batches if needed.
  • You can also grill or bake the plantain slices for a healthier alternative.

Storage and Serving

  • Caramelized plantains are best served hot and fresh.
  • If you have leftovers, store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • To reheat, place the caramelized plantains in a skillet over low heat until warmed through.
  • Serve the caramelized plantains as a side dish with grilled meats or as a dessert with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
Nutrition
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93
calories per serving
3 g Fat< 1 g Protein15 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    3g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
    15g
  • Fiber
    2g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    15g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    2g

Fats

  • Fat
    3g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    10mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    2mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    13mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    2mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    22mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    20mg
  • Selenium
    2mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp