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Aranitas
(Green Plantain Angel Hair)
Recipe Submitted by: Harry Ortiz
Revised: April 28, 2000

Categories: Vegetables>Side Dishes>Miscellaneous
Yield: 50 portions

Note- If you're not familiar with Latin food products, you can refer to our Caribbean Glossary for descriptions and substitutions.

Ingredients Amount Method
Green Plantains 2 each. Cut plantain at each end. Slit down one side with a paring knife. Insert knife at top of incision. Place at a 45º angle inside skin and pry open until skin pulls from flesh.

Place plantains in a bowl with cold water and generous amount of salt.

Grate fine julienne strips of plantain on mandolin slicer.

Fry in deep fat quickly until golden in color.

Season with adobo spice immediately.
Salt to taste
Adobo Spice to taste

Chef's Tips:
Peeled plantains can be held in water under refrigeration for several days.
 

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