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Recipe: Grilled Plantains

Recipe: Grilled Plantains

Brush plantains (cooking bananas) with a mixture of butter and brown sugar and grill them until they are soft and tender.

Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 2 plantain sections and 1 lime wedge)



•  3 soft black plantains, unpeeled (about 1 1/2 pounds)

•  2 tablespoons butter, melted

•  1 teaspoon brown sugar

•  1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper

•  Cooking spray

•  6 lime wedges



1.  Prepare grill to medium heat.

2.  Cut plantains in half lengthwise. Cut plantain halves in half crosswise. Combine butter, sugar, and pepper; brush evenly over cut sides of plantain sections.

3. Place plantain sections, cut sides up, on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 7 minutes or until flesh is soft and skins begin to pull away from the flesh. Turn plantain sections over; grill 3 minutes. Serve warm with lime wedges.


Bill and Cheryl Jamison, Cooking Light

MAY 2003


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