Garlic Fried Raw Banana Plantains
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Raw Banana Plantains, peeled, halved and cut cross wise (6 full pcs) ‡
Garlic, finely grated (6 cloves) ‡
Coconut Oil (1 cup) ‡
Sea Salt, to taste
Black Pepper, to taste
‡: available in Tall Tree Organic Subscription
Put the grated garlic in 2 cup of water and mix vigorously and set aside.
Heat 1/2 cup of the coconut oil in a skillet on medium heat and fry the plantain pieces, turning once, till golden about 5 minutes. Take them out of the skillet and put them on a paper towel.
Flatten plantains slightly using a chef knife or spoon to gently press them down. Soak with the garlic water for 5 minutes.
Remove from the garlic water, pat dry and fry in the remaining 1/2 cup of oil for about 8 minutes till deep golden brown. Drain on paper towels and then sprinkle with sea salt and black pepper.
Serve and enjoy!