I’m so happy you stopped by! So here we go. Instead, I basically turned my ripe plantains into candy and I’m here today to share that love with you. I’m so happy you and your family enjoyed it. I’m happy you enjoyed them even though they were sliced thinly, thank you for your feedback! Thanks :-). I do this all the time and pour some coconut milk over them in a bowl and eat as cereal. I’ve never cooked with or even tried a plantain. My goal is to help you make healthier choices and show you how healthy eating is easy and delicious. Peel the plantains by cutting off the ends and cutting two lengthwise slits in the peel, then carefully … Followed receipt and turned halfway thru.  Yup, these things happen and fighting doesn’t have to be the answer. I sprinkled a little mild sriracha over the slices and sprayed them really lightly with with canola oil, then baked them at 400 deg. Hi Michelle, will placing the plantains in a brown paper bag help ripen them like it does some other fruits? I made the plantains this evening and they came out ok, just a little overdone (my fault for not taking them out of the oven sooner). Try to purchase the ones that have at least started turning yellow so you don’t have to wait that long. Make diagonal slices about 1/2 inch thick. Just kidding. These easy one-skillet teriyaki meatballs are perfect for weeknights. Subscribe to Receive FREE GLUTEN-FREE RECIPES Delivered to your Inbox. Good luck with Boston 🙂. Eat what food you have left 🙂 I’m A total hoarder of coconut oil and the bags of organic Tuscan kale from trader joes. I do a little too much of everything (except cleaning), and I enjoy laughing at myself. I was looking for Jamaican Vegan recipes and found your website. I love them and add some cinnamon, ummm yes!! This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. I whined about needing a cooking break and I meant it – this week I was not feeling passionate at all about creating something new and fancy. Thanks I grew up frying plantains so now gonna see how this comes out. I had mine as a snack and with breakfast, can’t go wrong 🙂, I have actually never had plantains, but this recipe looks so good I’m going to go get some! And if nuclear war is around the corner, protein bars and granola are definitely a good idea 😉. I saw your recipe and thought; “Wow! They took a while to brown and after I turned them over, the other side browned faster. I need to try this!” Here I go! Thanks! Cut the plantains into rounds, about 1/4 inch in thickness. It’s just impossible to pass them up 🙂. You should try plantains at some point, they don’t disappoint 🙂 A less ripe banana might be good too! They look great though 🙂, They are good! Nature’s candy. Next step, black beans and rice :). Absolutely delicious. Learn how your comment data is processed. Fried plantains are a popular part of my Jamaican cuisine. You could have brushed it with oil instead. Laura, I’m so happy you found my website. Do u have a Youtube channel? Thank you for visiting my site, my YouTube channel needs a lot of work, I plan to improve as soon as time permits me. Latin markets would definitely carry them, sometimes Whole Foods. Hi! Thank you Nicole for sharing your outcome, I’m so happy you enjoyed it.   It happens even to the most paleo of us now and then. I always bake my plantains and add cinnamon but takes them to a whole other level. Really enjoy your recipes. Snacks, bars, granola… I like to stockpile things, I guess. Total Carbohydrate Peel the plantains by cutting off the ends and cutting two lengthwise slits in the peel, then carefully opening up the peel. Add the … My fam said they tasted like candy. I hoard lots of things. I cooked up the last of our broccoli and fried eggs and kale with cumin and sweet spices. And then try not to devour the entire tray of them 😉, Yes I completely relate, they are crazy delicious 🙂. Nut butters seem to be a popular item to hoard 😉. but I'm not here to rain on your grains (or anything else) so come along for the ride! Aww Kit, yes I believe that overripe plantains would definitely end up soggy. Thank you for your feedback Maria, I’m happy you enjoyed it. These worked great in my air fryer. These juicy baked plantains are a delight, they are sweet, melt in your mouth and healthy. I stumbled upon it when I was searching for baked plantains to use in a mexican dish as “nacho chips.” I had never used plantains before so after making a savory chip, I decided to try this one. I know the kids would really like them, especially made like this! I will repent and, like a saint, follow the recipe to the letter next time, hopefully with better results. Is there any food you “hoard” (or buy every time you’re at the store) so you never run out? I’ve never cooked plantains before but this makes me want to try. Hi, I’m Michelle, I’m the voice, content creator and photographer behind Healthier Steps. My goal is to help you make healthier choices and show you how healthy eating is easy and delicious. Just in case. for 20 min, shaking them once at 10 min. The perfect no-fuss, one-pan paleo and Whole30 dinner. Thanks. Worth an experiment. Place slices in a single layer on a cookie sheet, spray the top of plantains with cooking spray and bake for 20 minutes, turning halfway or until plantains are golden brown. Peel plantains by cutting the ends off the plantain, cut through the peel from vertically then remove the peel.  I thinly slice the green ones and fry them in coconut oil or bacon fat for chips, just seasoning with a little salt. It’s not that I hoard plantains in all stages of ripeness or anything, it’s just that actually I do exactly that. Carrie, I’m so happy you enjoyed my baked plantain recipe! Roma that’s great to know, thank you for sharing with us. I’ll definitely be trying that 🙂. They crisped up on one side and went to mush on the other. I made one batch as you had written except I had to sub in brown sugar for the coconut sugar as I didn’t have any on hand. 19 %, (when the skin is yellow with spots of black they're perfect). Breakfast is good too! Thank you. Plantains are not bananas, they are related to bananas. Thank you Michelle for the recipe. So, finally the plaintains I bought 2 weeks ago ripened, and I just baked them. These did NOT work for me… Let me back up…. Over here you’ll find real-food, clean eating family favorites that you’ll be excited to share with your loved ones. This is a lower fat method of making "maduros" without the use of oil and frying in a pan. Thank you for this recipe! I believe I baked them a bit longer than Michelle suggested, so they are more carmelized, but still very delicious. They should give slightly when pressed and not be firm. Yumminess I’m totally salivating over here! You are my sister from another mother!!!!! I’m definitely going to try. I had to change it a bit because I didn’t have oil spray, and I used a SilPat instead of parchment paper. You can also use this recipe to pan fry them in some coconut oil.  You see, plantains are really just awesome without messing with them at all, so really I don’t, ever. I’ve got 4 plantains on my counter right now needing some love.  For the ripe ones I slice them a bit thicker and fry and season them the same way. I never think to bake them though, so that’s gotta change asap. 57.1 g Check them often to make sure they don't burn. Any suggestions? Yes, they will ripen in a week or two, depending on how green they are. As long as I'm the one making the jokes, that is. And in approximately how many days? A little bit of coconut sugar here goes a long way! “It’s not that I hoard plantains in all stages of ripeness, or anything….”!!!! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. With marathon training I definitely hoarded bananas along with plantains! I always have bananas on hand but haven’t tried plantains – you’ve inspired me to branch out 🙂, They are GREAT once you get used to them! Add to that, that my plantains were a little over ripe, which is why I think they ended up being a little soggy. These would be so nice to have eaten with our breakfast this morning. or I’ve even coated them in peanut flour!


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