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Grilled Jerk Tofu and Plantains With Mango Salsa

I was inspired to create this vegan grilled jerk tofu recipe after visits to Jamaica where I found myself inhaling the aromas of jerk chicken. Try it!

Author: Chrissy Tracey

Sweet Plantain Fritters

In this 2001 film, a group of Filipino-American college friends get together to eat and share stories about their loves and lives. Their experiences of assimilating to American society vary, but all of...

Mashed Plantains With Fried Eggs (Mangú de Plátanos)

If you ask any Dominican what is their breakfast of choice, be prepared to hear mangú de plátanos. It is basically mashed plantains, topped with eggs, cheese, red onions, or avocado.

Author: Diala Canelo

Dominican Sancocho

Talk about comfort food. This traditional stew combines all manner of meat with two different kinds of tubers. Sour orange lends a uniquely Caribbean flair. We like to brighten our sancocho by pairing...

Author: Junot Díaz

Fried Plantains

Ripe plantains have peels that are almost completely black whereas the firm-ripe ones called for in this recipe are mottled black and yellow. Can be prepared in 45 minutes or less.

Platanos Maduros

An easy Fried Sweet Plantains recipe

Fried Plantain Chips With Lime Sour Cream and Mango Hot Sauce

This recipe pairs crispy fried plantains with homemade hot sauce and a cooling lime sour cream, but each is delicious all by itself.

Author: Sarah Kirnon

Grilled Chicken and Plantains, Jamaican Style

Author: Bon Appétit Test Kitchen

Fried Green Plantains

Tostones. In many Latin American countries, crunchy tostones are as popular (and served as often) as french fries are here. A single bite of their salty crust and tender interior will tell you why they're...

Author: Melissa Roberts

Caramelized Plantain Parfait

Use plátanos manzanos-a short, fat, and incredibly sweet plantain variety-if you can find them. When pan-fried, the outside caramelizes and forms a hard shell while the inside becomes soft and custardy...

Author: Rick Martinez

Plátanos Horneados con Crema y Queso (Baked Banana With Crema and Cheese)

This recipe for baked plantains shines for its simplicity. This is also a great dish to make on the grill. Place the unpeeled bananas on the cooler side of the grill.

Author: Enrique Olvera

Plantain Chips

Author: Lillian Chou

Red Mole

Author: Norman Van Aken

One Pot Pie with Callaloo, Plantain, Goat Cheese, and Cornmeal Crust

This savory vegetarian pie gives a nod to the ever-popular Jamaican patty.

Author: Michelle Rousseau

Plantains with Balsamic Basil Glaze

Author: Douglas Rodriguez

Garlicky Plantains

You can do the first fry ahead of time, then soak the plantains in garlic water, dry, and hold at room temperature until closer to mealtime.

Author: Sarah Kirnon

Mancha Manteles

Author: Jimmy Shaw

Yam and Plantain Scoop

This recipe warms the heart of my big sister, Omolola. She insists that she can't make it like I can, but I reckon she just likes being pampered once in a while. Don't we all. Yam can be a little dry on...

Author: Duval Timothy