Prepared well, it’s difficult to tell the difference between roasted and fried veggies or potatoes – plantains are no exception.
Pick out a bunch of green plantains for this plantain chip recipe, not yellow - as they haven’t yet sweetened. There aren’t different kinds of plantains to locate, rather it’s where they are in their ripening process. Plantains are picked green and are similar to a potato in this stage. The longer they ripen, the softer, sweeter and deeper yellow they become – I actually left these on the counter a bit too long but they worked out great. [Read more...]