Tagged with plantain

Jerk Salmon with Tostones

Jerk Salmon with Tostones

Since we re-discovered El Tio Variedades, our local mini-mercado, we have been on a Latin American/Caribbean bender: avocado-mango salads with lime and coconut; fried ripe plantains (“amarillos”); strips of crunchy jicama and cucumber with fresh squeezed lime, salt, and cayenne; and gorging ourselves to the point of illness on chicharrones dipped in Valentina. A recent … Continue reading

PaleOMG: Mango and Plantain Beef

While reading The Week, we came across a description of plantanos con carne, the main attraction at Angel’s Cabana, a food truck in Portland, OR: …plantanos con carne resembles “a meaty banana split.” Villalvir grills and halves the plantains; tops them with beans; throws on some ground beef cooked with tomatoes, onions, peppers, and celery; and then finishes the … Continue reading