Finger-Lickin' Good Plantain 1 large plantain 1 T butter 2 T brown sugar Slice plantain in 2 and put in pan over butter. Sprinkle with brown sugar. Bake 450 for 15 min on 1 side, 10 min on other. When is caramelized and look right, is done. Be careful; very soft; sticks on fingers. Plantain need to be very well ripe. Just yellow looking not enough. Need some dark spots on it, than is good.
Baked Plantains Recipe—Plantains look like bananas, but they're much starchier, and therefore do a terrific job of filling in for potatoes (even if they aren’t as crunchy as chips). This recipe from Elizabeth Gordon, author of Simply Allergy-Free, has you wrap them in aluminum foil and bake them, toss them with margarine and salt, and slice them for an irresistible side.