This recipe was based on Madhur Jaffrey’s, “Sautéed Yellow Plantain” from World Vegetarian. I used less oil than called for in her recipe.
- One plantain, yellow with black spots
- 1/2-1 tsp olive oil
- black pepper
Heat oil in pan over medium flame. Peel plantain. After cutting off the stem, it peeled pretty much like a banana. Cut into thirds lengthwise, then into 2-3″ long pieces. Add plantain to pan with oil. Cook 8-12 minutes, turning to get all sides browned. Add salt and pepper to taste.
These reminded me of lemony, pan-fried potatoes with a slight banana flavor.