Plátanos Calados :: Stewed Spiced Ripe Plantains
Plátanos Calados are a creamy and sweet fall spiced glazed plantain treat that everyone in the family will love!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 2 -4 servings
- 1 cup 235 ml water
- ¼ cup 60 g coconut sugaror grated panela sugar
- 1 tsp 2 g ground cinnamon
- ½ tsp aniseeds
- ¼ tsp ground cloves
- 1 tbsp 15 ml coconut oil
- 2 large very ripe (mostly black) plantains, peeled and cut into 4 pieces
In a small pot, combine all the ingredients, except the plantains, and stir well.
Add the plantains and bring to a boil, then lower the heat to medium, cover and cook for 15 to minutes, or until the sauce thickens and the plantains are cooked throughout and tender.
Serve with a generous portion of sauce and enjoy!
AIP compliant: Omit the aniseeds and optionally replace with 1/2 teaspoon of ground mace.