Ready in less than 30 minutes, these garlic mashed plantains are perfect as a side dish or for stuffing.
3 MAGGI Chicken Flavor Bouillon Tablets, crushed
2 cups hot water
Vegetable oil for frying
6 medium green plantains, peeled and cut into 1-inch slices
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 pound crisp fried pork rinds or 6 strips fried bacon, chopped
- Dissolve bouillon in hot water; set aside.
- Heat abundant vegetable oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Add plaintain slices and fry for 15 minutes or until tender (do not brown). Drain on paper towel.
- Mash plantains with a mortar or potato masher. Add garlic, olive oil and pork rinds; continue mashing until well combined. Add dissolved bouillon; mix well.
Makes 10 to 12 servings.
Suggestions: Shape mashed plantains into balls and serve as a side dish with pork, chicken, turkey or beef. Can also be used as a stuffing for turkey.
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