Fried Plantains with Avocado Sauce


This addictive avocado sauce is inspired by the popular green sauce called Aji Verde. Served with fried plantains, it’s a total party in your mouth! 

[recipe servings=4 time=20 Minutes Difficulty=Easy]


4 Plantains 

½ Cup of Neutral Oil 

A Small Pinch of Salt 

 Avocado Sauce 

1 Tablespoon Mayonnaise  

1 Avocado 

1/2 Shallot  

1/4 Cup Cilantro

1/4 Cup parsley  

Teaspoon Lime Juice  

2 Garlic Cloves  

4 Tablespoon Ice Water

A Small Pinch Of Salt  



1.     First make the sauce by adding all the ingredients to the food processor, except for the ice water. Pulse a few times and then let the food processor motor run. Add more lime juice if too thick and add the ice water in a slow and steady stream. Transfer to a small bowl for serving 


2.     Slice the plantains into ¼ inch slices. 


3.     Heat up the oil in a deep pan and wait until it starts to produce small bubbles. Fry the plantains in the hot oil until both sides are golden brown. Transfer to a plate lined with a paper towel, and sprinkle with salt. Serve with the avocado sauce and enjoy!




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