When speaking of baked plantain, we are referring to texture and softness. Here you will learn how to cook and make them delicious.
Among the characteristics of the plantain, we can highlight that it is the main source of components that serve for inflammation of the colon (colitis) or as a food rich in minerals such as potassium.
To know how to cook a delicious plantain you must know some techniques that are always valuable in those moments when we have little time and where we seek to be quick and pragmatic.
Do you want to prepare these delicious side dishes? Take into account all these tips.
First of all, choose some ripe plantains and remove the skin. Preheat oven well to a temperature of 300 degrees.
In the tray where the plantains will be baked, place non-stick paper and place the skin of the ripe plantains on top. Then place each plantains on top, so that it is not in direct contact with the tray.
Butter the plantains, to give them flavor and a bright appetizing texture.
Bake for about 20 minutes, trying to turn if necessary. The golden color on both sides will be an indication that they are baked and ready to take out of the oven.
Take into consideration that the plantain contains from 30 to 40 grams of carbohydrates (almost half sugar. Many add sugar at the end that not only exceeds the suggested daily amount but also damages the final texture, since it forms a hard caramelized layer.
If the inconvenience arises that your ripe plantains are browned too quickly, you can cover them with aluminum foil and thus complete the baking. It is very effective and simple.
Would you combine it with something salty to balance flavors? Try making this recipe and you will love them.