2 questions: Do you have to microwave the plantains until the skin is black? I don’t find myself using them as often, but there are tons of great recipes out there for these. There is a link in the text: https://www.skinnytaste.com/2012/04/zesty-avocado-cilantro-buttermilk.html Never had these, but definitely going to try! They were sweeter than normal with baking over frying. Pile the plantain slices on the baking sheet and drizzle with oil. I made this recipe adding the cumin and cayenne…just a sprinkle…to give them a kick. Place the tray in the oven on the bottom rack of a preheated oven at 350 degrees. Pingback: Baked Tostones (Green Plantains) | Skinnytaste. Preheat oven to 400°F. For 1 plantain, about 3 to 3 1/2 minutes, depending on your microwave. However, you can bake both! Thanks for the idea. This recipe worked great. I have made sweet potato chips in the oven and honestly, I don’t have an hour  to spend flipping anything back and forth every 10 minutes. I made one batch seasoned with just salt and then a second batch with tahine – delicious! The only difference is you must cook them rather than eating them raw. At the grocery store? So, so good. That is not often a description I give of his cooking. Make sure to salt your tostones aggressively after the 2nd bake. I told him to not sprinkle the Olive Oil on each slither but to put the plantain in your hand to rub the Olive Oil all over it and then place it back in the pan and then add salt. I’ve never baked them before so very excited to try your recipe. My Paleo, AIP Meal Prep Plan for a Week - Unbound Wellness, Avocado Cilantro Lime Sauce (Paleo, AIP, Whole 30) - Unbound Wellness, Oven Baked Plantains Recipe | Autoimmune Paleo – onlinecelebritynews, Locally at a farmers markets if they’re grown locally to you. Can't wait to try it! I’ve got one question, if I don’t have a microwave how Can I replace the first step? Yummy! Place them on the prepared baking sheet and generously spray with oil, season with salt and bake until golden on the bottom, about 10 to 12 minutes. What color nail polish are you wearing? I am going to make some more right now, for breakfast! Even plain, they have points. They help regulate the digestive system and can help boost your immune system. Brush each plantain round with olive oil on both sides and place them back on the baking sheet. Try adding cinnamon and nutmeg to the plantains. Photo by Chelsie Craig, Food Styling by Pearl Jones. To finish, sprinkle brown sugar all over the plantains (you need to use enough so that it can melt and caramelize) and bake until they are golden brown, anywhere from 1–1½ hours. Thanks for this recipe, it’s easier than frying and cooks more evenly. Question: in the video, the skin on the plantains looks green to me…Isn’t it recommended that we wait for the green color to go away? Remove plantains from oven, and let them cool slightly. To revisit this article, visit My Profile, then View saved stories. Later this week I will be sharing a delicious sweet plantain recipe my family makes at every backyard BBQ. Thank you for the info. And yes, you can use firm – not ripe bananas in this way too. What is the dipping sauce you are using for these baked plantains? I must say… these where great! (It doesn't work for pineapple, but still…), These look amazing Gina! They're starchy enough to count for points, just like potatoes and parsnips and peas. Remove from oven and sprinkle some salt one all of the pieces. #yum. would you happen to have the recipe for the green sauce shown in the picture? I love regular fried tostones so I wasn’t sure how these would be. Learn how your comment data is processed. DELICIOUS. Thanks, the dip is perfect! The traditional Puertorrican dip is a mix of equal amount of ketchup and mayo with minced garlic. Just made the Zest Avocado Cilantro Dressing for the crockpot taco chicken salad recipe and it is OUT OF THIS WORLD good! Make sure each piece is covered in a little bit of oil. I have had a recipe on my to-do list for awhile that involves plantains, making plantain chips out of them but have yet to find any plantains. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been eating this baked plantain dish along with jamón and relleno during the holidays with family in Nicaragua. Place plantains on baking sheet and top with cooking fat and salt I have had tostones and LOVE them!!! Oven Baked Plantains Recipe. This method, while not traditional and in way aiming to replace the deliciousness of the traditionally twice-fried tostones, allows big batches of hands-off tostone making for easy clean-up weeknights or batch cooking for a crowd! In a mortar and pestle, mash the garlic cloves and salt. Pingback: Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton – Book & Bites. I recommend checking at 25 minutes. You should get about 12 per plantain. We used Sea Salt. I can hardly wait. I thought 3 plantains would be enough as 4 of us were eating and my daughter confessed that she didn’t care for them. I LOVE sweet plantains fried, but they make such a mess and all that oil makes them very high calorie. 9. The flavor will still be great! The Potato setting on our microwave works great for plátanos. A few weeks ago, I shared how to make baked green plantain chips (mariquitas), so today I’m showing you how to make oven baked sweet plantains that are roasted instead of fried in oil. If not, place them back in for five minute increments until brown. However, sometimes, a knife will be needed to cut parts of the peel off. Oddly enough I did find plantain chips the other day! Great for being on WW and a restricted diet. All images, recipes, and original text content are copyright protected. I was thinking of bringing these to work for a snack. 2. Lol. Don't press the knife all the way through the banana but just deep enough to go through the peel. Not exactly the same thing as fried, but crispy and delicious in their own right.