Green Plantain Pancakes

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This simple recipe for Green Plantain Pancakes are served with a horseradish sauce on top then decorated with fresh cilantro or parsley as an appetizer or snack. You can dress them up with a dot of caviar for a more sophisticated gourmet appetizer. Alternately they make a nice side dish with roasted meats and black beans

You will use green plantains for these pancakes.

  • Prep15 min |
  • Total30 min |
  • Serves12 -14 Pancakes



In a large frying pan or deep fryer, heat the oil.

In a separate dish mix the grated plantains with the salt and pepper. Taking about a spoonful of the grated mixture, squeeze the water out and make into small patties or pancakes.

Place in the hot oil. Let them cook for a few minutes, turning to ensure all sides are golden brown. Remove from oil and place on a paper towel to blot off any excess oil

Serving Suggestions

Serve on a platter with the horseradish sauce on top and decorated with fresh cilantro or parsley as a snack. Can also garnish with caviar to create a gourmet appetizer.

**Plantains can be purchased in most Latino grocery stores as well as some Asian markets. 

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