Plantain Pancakes, Caribbean-Style Recipe
Plantain Pancakes, Caribbean-Style
Total time: 30 to 60 minutes

Prep. time: 10 minutes + a few minutes cooling time
Cooking time: 30 +10 mintues

Difficulty: Easy
Chef's Note

These pancakes are served hot as a side dish with fish or meat.

- 500 ml (2 cups) flour
- 3 firm yellow Plantains
- 1 tbsp. baking powder
- 2 tbsp. butter
- A pinch of salt and white pepper
- Oil for frying
  1. Peel the plantains and cook in boiling water until tender, about 30 minutes;
  2. chop the plantains coarsely; mash with the butter, either by hand or in a blender;
  3. season with salt and pepper; add the flour and baking powder; cool;
  4. with your hands, form into little pancakes about 2.5 cm (1") in diameter;
  5. fry in hot oil on both sides until nicely browned;
  6. drain on paper towels and serve hot.
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