Photo: Karry Hosford
Yield
6 servings (serving size: 2 plantain sections and 1 lime wedge)

Brush plantains (cooking bananas) with a mixture of butter and brown sugar and grill them until they are soft and tender. Serve this side dish with warm lime wedges.

How to Make It

Step 1

Prepare grill to medium heat.

Step 2

Cut plantains in half lengthwise. Cut plantain halves in half crosswise. Combine butter, sugar, and pepper; brush evenly over cut sides of plantain sections.

Step 3

Place plantain sections, cut sides up, on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 7 minutes or until flesh is soft and skins begin to pull away from the flesh. Turn plantain sections over; grill 3 minutes. Serve warm with lime wedges.

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