Plantain and Avocado pear AppetizerPlantain Appetizer

This is a quick appetizer, it’s a great time saver and unassumingly gourmet-esque. You can also use this plantain frying method for shaped plantains, after the plantain has been pressed down use a cookie cutter to cut out desired shape before re-frying. You may also seve the avocado mix as a dip with the plantains Β on the side.


  • 1 large unripe plantain
  • 5 Cooked shrimps
  • 1/2 of a large avocado pear
  • 1/2 of a small habanera pepper- finely chopped (optional)
  • Salt to taste


  • Heat large amount of oil in a deep pot or a deep fryer
  • Cut the plantain into 4-5 chunks. Fry quickly until the plantains start to turn brown


  • Place the browned plantain on a foil sheet, fold over and press down on the chunk until it becomes flat. continue process until all the plantain are flattened



  • Return flattened plantain to hot oil and fry until golden brown


  • Remove fried plantain from oil and set aside to rest on a paper towel


  • Prepare the avocado topping by mashing the avocado and combining with peppers and a little salt


  • Top warm plantain with avocado mixture and shrimp


Plantain and Avocado pear Appetizer

Β Enjoy!