Fulfill my favored appetizer that is generating an appearance at my wedding ceremony (in one particular 7 days!) thanks to Fig Catering here in Chicago: bacon wrapped plantains. I know we are meant to do weekend most loved on Fridays, but it is practically Thanksgiving and I’m listed here to give you what you need: RECIPES!

These bacon wrapped plantains are sweet, spicy and all things nice and I swear you fellas are heading to drop head more than heels as quickly as they pop out of the oven.

And I have to say: they make an outrageously mouth watering holiday getaway period appetizer. Hehehehe.

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Initially, let’s discuss about plantains because I know not all of you may perhaps not be familiar. Plantains are also acknowledged as the ‘cooking banana’ and is quite widespread in Latin American tradition and typically served with a meat these as pork or hen and a side of rice and beans.

Plantains are commonly more substantial than the normal bananas you see in the retail store and are typically green or somewhat yellow with brown places, pretty equivalent hunting to a banana. Savory tostones (also recognised as fried plantains) are commonly cooked when with plantain peel is continue to environmentally friendly.

When I was little my mother would pan fry plantains with adobo seasoning and provide them to us at nearly every meal. Truth of the matter be informed, I hadn’t imagined about them in pretty someday until we determined to do a hispanic themed wedding menu. And now I’m FREAKIN’ OBSESSED!

Bacon wrapped plantains on a platter

For these distinct bacon wrapped plantains, I employed a plantain that was a minimal yellow with brown spots and continue to organization. This is important for the recipe, simply because we want the plantains to cook dinner, yet even now be organization and edible.

To make these, you are going to minimize the plantain into 1/2 inch slices then wrap it with 1/2 a slice of bacon and position seam aspect down on a foil lined baking sheet. Then you are going to brush the bacon with a tiny pure maple syrup and a sprinkle of cayenne and bake! It is that uncomplicated.

When they come out of the oven, the bacon with be golden and crispy and the plantain with be somewhat sweet, however continue to business and infused with bacon flavor. It is Enjoy at initial sight & chunk.

Bacon wrapped plantains on a platter

I hope you get a likelihood to try out out this lovely appetizer all through the holiday getaway period (or even for a fun soccer get together). Get pleasure from! xo

If you make this recipe, remember to depart a comment beneath and rate the recipe! You can also upload a image and tag #ambitiouskitchen on Instagram. xo!

Additional nutritious appetizers to try:

Maple Glazed Carrots with Goat Cheese & Pistachios

Spicy Maple Roasted Butternut Squash & Brussels Sprouts with Crispy Bacon

Sesame Garlic Roasted Asparagus

Whipped Feta & Avocado Crostini with Pomegranate

Pesto Turkey Burger Sliders on Sweet Potato Buns