3 each plantation bananas (cooking bananas)
Vegetable oil for frying
One quarter cup olive oil (1/4 cup)
Method of Preparation:
Take the bananas and peel with a knife. Cut one half inch thick angle slices
Place oil in frying pan and heat to 375 degrees. When oil is hot, place the plantation bananas in the oil and fry for 4-5 minutes.
Scoop the bananas out of the oil with a metal strainer and set aside.
Take the bananas and place on a brown paper bag and pound out the bananas by one half.
Place the bananas back in the hot oil and finish for 2 minutes.
Place the bananas in paper to soak up excess oil and place in a bowl and toss with olive oil and salt.
Serve as a garnish for any rice dish
Mojo (Puerto Rican & Cuban Garlic Sauce)
One half cup olive oil (good quality)
4 to 6 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
1 Tb. fresh squeezed lemon juice
Pinch of salt
Method of preparation:
Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth
Adjust the amount of salt and juice to taste
(note: Mojo makes a good marinade for pork)