More Great Recipes: Caribbean

Spiced-Rum Glazed Plantains


User Avatar
Member since 2007

Serves 8 | Prep Time | Cook Time

Ingredients

3 pounds ripe plantains
1/3 cup fresh orange juice
1/3 cup packed dark brown sugar
3 tablespoons dark rum
1 tablespoon lime juice
1/2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
3 tablespoons chilled butter, cut into small pieces
1/2 teaspoon salt
Cooking Spray


Preheat oven to 350ºF


Peel plantains; diagonally cut plantains in 1/2 inch thick slices.


Arrange plantain slices in a single layer on a jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray.


Combine orange juice and next 5 ingredients in a small bowl; stir with a whisk.


Pour juice mixture over plantains. Dot with butter and sprinkle with salt.


Bake at 350ºF for 30 minutes.


Gently turn plantains over with thongs; bake an additional 10 minutes or until lightly browned.


Pairs Well With


Notes

In most Caribbean islands plantains are eaten as a side dish with dinner. Make sure the plantains skins have blackened to guarantee the fruit is sweet and tender.

YUM!!!

'CHEF' the Film Cookbook: Recipes from El Jefe
By CHEF the Film

6 Recipes

11217 Downloads
FREE
Disney's Tinker Bell "Secret of the Wings Cookbook"
By BakeSpace Fairies

6 Recipes

443 Downloads
FREE
A dash of local for every season
By slyasafox15

22 Recipes

16 Downloads
FREE
Mixed Berry Tart
Mixed Berry Tart
Hot Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls with Marshmallow Glaze
Hot Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls with Marshmallow Glaze
Torta Cubana
Torta Cubana