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  Island Plantain Fritters


Want something a little different for dinner tonight? While soups and stews tend to reign during these cold months, they can become a little rote. These fritters, from VN columnist Robin Robertson, will transport your taste buds to the islands. Plantains get a protein boost from peanut butter in these surprising and satisfying fritters. If you happen to have a piña colada on hand when you enjoy these, all the better.

Makes 24 fritters

What You Need:

2 garlic cloves, pressed through a garlic press
2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1/8 teaspoon allspice
1/8 teaspoon cayenne
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 medium-ripe plantains, peeled and grated
2 tablespoons olive oil

What You Do:

1. In a medium-sized bowl, combine garlic, peanut butter, lime juice, salt, oregano, allspice, cayenne, and pepper, and blend into a paste. Add grated plantains and mix until well combined. Shape mixture into small fritters, using about 1 tablespoon of mixture for each.

2. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Place the fritters in hot oil and press down lightly with a metal spatula. Fry until golden brown on both sides, about 5 minutes per side. Drain on paper towels, then transfer to a baking sheet and place in a warm oven until all the fritters are cooked. Serve hot.

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