To microwave Plantain

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Vegetables from Amaranth to Zucchini

By Elizabeth Schneider

Published 2001

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Method

Cut tips from yellow-brown to black plantain. Cut into 2-inch lengths. Set in microwavable dish and add ½ inch water. Cover and microwave until creamy-tender and semi-translucent, with no starchy yellow areas, about 6 minutes, turning once. Drain. Proceed as for boiled plantain.