2 to 4 servings
Randy Zweiban of Chicago’s Nacional 27 gave us this recipe as a part of his Cuban Christmas feast that he made for us a few years ago. Try them alongside some black beans and roast pork.
What to buy: Look for plantains that are well-mottled (but not all black) on the outside. They’re much sweeter that way.
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A traditional pairing with a touch of lemon zest.
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