Bacon-Wrapped Spiced Plantains with Jalapeños

Servings

16

Active Time

50 minutes

Instructions

Preheat oven to 425°F. Thaw plantains. Slice jalapeño thinly (remove seeds if desired). Slice bacon in half lengthwise.

Place all bacon pieces flat on a cutting board (wash hands). Place plantains in a bowl and stir gently with 1 1/2 teaspoons seasoning. Lay a plantain on the bottom of each piece of bacon.

Top each plantain with a slice of jalapeño, then wrap tightly away from you and skewer with a toothpick (wash hands).

Arrange finished plantains on a nonstick foil-lined baking sheet. Sprinkle remaining seasoning on plantains. Bake 25 to 30 minutes until desired crispiness of bacon is achieved. Serve.

Ingredients

  • 2 lb frozen ripe plantains (maduros)
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, sliced thinly
  • 8 oz bacon, cut in half
  • 2 teaspoons Caribbean seasoning, divided
  • Toothpicks
  • Nonstick aluminum foil

Instructions

Preheat oven to 425°F. Thaw plantains. Slice jalapeño thinly (remove seeds if desired). Slice bacon in half lengthwise.

Place all bacon pieces flat on a cutting board (wash hands). Place plantains in a bowl and stir gently with 1 1/2 teaspoons seasoning. Lay a plantain on the bottom of each piece of bacon.

Top each plantain with a slice of jalapeño, then wrap tightly away from you and skewer with a toothpick (wash hands).

Arrange finished plantains on a nonstick foil-lined baking sheet. Sprinkle remaining seasoning on plantains. Bake 25 to 30 minutes until desired crispiness of bacon is achieved. Serve.

Nutritional Information

CALORIES (per 1/16 recipe) 80kcal; FAT 3.5g; SAT FAT 1.5g; TRANS FAT 0g; CHOL 5mg; SODIUM 115mg; CARB 10g; FIBER 0g; SUGARS 9g; PROTEIN 2g; VIT D 0%; CALC 0%; IRON 10%; POTAS 0%

Source: Publix Aprons® recipe