Grilled Plantains, Pineapple and Chayotes

recipe
Chayote is a roughly pear-shaped pale green vegetable with a crisp texture.

Yield:

12

Recipe from

Food & Wine

Ingredients

6 ripe (black) plantains, peeled and sliced lengthwise 1/3 inch thick
6 chayotes--halved lengthwise, pitted and sliced lengthwise 1/4 inch thick
1/3 cup olive oil
Salt
One large ripe pineapple--peeled, halved lengthwise, cored and sliced crosswise 1/2 inch thick

Preparation

Light a charcoal grill or preheat a grill pan. Brush the plantain and chayote slices generously with the olive oil and season the chayotes with salt. Grill the plantains and chayotes, along with the pineapple, over moderately high heat for 3 to 4 minutes per side, or until tender and lightly charred. Serve hot or warm.

Marcia Kiesel,

Food & Wine

September 1998
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