Friday 28 December 2012

Matoke -Plantain green banana salad

Healthy and delicious plantain salad  with a spicy kick .


4 green plantain
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
1 green chilli finely chopped
2 tablespoons sunflower oil
1 tablespoon lemon juice.
Fresh coriander for garnish


1.Place the plantain in a large pan and cover with water.
2.Bring the water to boil and simmer on medium heat until plantain is cooked.(Plantain is cooked when the skins will split open slight;y and turn black.)

3.Drain the water and peel the skin of the plantain and cut into 1/2 cm round discs
4. In a pan add the oil when it is hot add the plantain slices,green chilli,salt, chilli powder and toss for 2-3 minutes
5. Transfer to a serving dish, squeeze  lemon on it and garnish with fresh coriander.
Serve as side dish or salad.

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  1. Delicious and yummy looking green banana salad.

  2. Plantains seem to be more available now, must give this a go.

  3. Can't wait to try this, looks delicious!


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