Plantain Patties

Plantain Patties
  • 2-3 semi-ripe plantains
  • Sea salt
  • Solid cooking fat
  • Topping: guacamole (optional)
  1. In a medium-sized pot, bring salted water to a boil.
  2. Peel and cut plantains into 2-inch slices.
  3. Put plantain chunks into boiling water and blanch for about 1 minute.
  4. Remove plantains from water and place on wooden cutting board.
  5. Smash each chunk with a masher to flatten into a patty.
  6. In a large saucepan, heat cooking fat on high.
  7. Once pan is very hot, place plantain chunks and sear each side until slightly browned and crisped.
  8. Place on platter. Top with a dollop of guacamole and sea salt.
  9. Enjoy!