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Plantains a la yummy

For this you need:
1/2 tsp orange peel (they sell it with the spices. You don't need to get an orange and shred the peel)
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/8 tsp allspice (little goes a long way with this)
1/2 cup sweet onion, thinly sliced
1 chopped apricot
1 black plantain, cut into sixteen parts
1 tsp olive oil

Alright, your plantain should look like this:
correct color

and you should have it cut up like this:
how to cut

Your onions should be cut like this:
onions

In wok or large frying pan bring oil to low to medium heat:
temp on stove
Coat pan once oil is warm then sprinkle spices over pan. Add onions and stir around until they are evenly coated and sizzling a bit. Then and plantain. More around until these are evenly coated as well. Cover and cook for 8-9 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add apricot and cover for five more minutes or until there are braised brown parts covering most of the plantain pieces, making sure to stir a few more times before done.

finished product

Comments

wicked_g
Jul. 17th, 2008 01:12 pm (UTC)
Oh yes, I saw that post, very nice : )