Plantain Soup Recipe

Step 1

Slice plantains paper thin & place in a large bowl. Cover with water & soak for 30 minutes.

Step 2

Drain slices, pat dry with paper towels. Heat oil in skillet & fry plantain slices till they are golden brown. Drain. Crush plantains in a mortar & pestle until you have a thick paste. In a large pot, heat stock & gradually stir in crushed plantain. Season well.

Step 3

Simmer over low heat, stirring frequently. for 20 to 25 minutes. Serve sprinkled with lime juice.

Step 4

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Things You'll Need

  • 2lg Green plantains, peeled
  • Oil for deep frying
  • 6c Stock
  • Salt & pepper
  • Fresh lime juice

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