Sweet Plantains - USDA Recipe for CACFP

Sweet Plantains - USDA Recipe for CACFP
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Makes: 25 or 50 Servings

Description

Sweet Plantains – Fresh plantains baked with a ginger glaze.

 

Frozen plantains, thawed, sliced
6 lb
3 qt
12 lb
1 gal 2 qt

1. Place 3 qt (about 6 lb) plantains into a steam table pan (12" x 20" x 2 1/2"). Spread evenly. Set aside for step 4. For 25 servings, use 1 pan. For 50 servings, use 2 pans.

Margarine, trans fat-free
2 oz
1/4 cup
4 oz
1/2 cup

2. Melt margarine in a small stock pot uncovered over medium heat.

Brown sugar
1/2 cup
4 oz
1 cup
8 oz

3. Add sugar, water, and ginger. Stir well until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat.

Water
1 cup
2 cups
Fresh ginger, minced
2 Tbsp
2 oz
1/4 cup
OR
Ground ginger
1 Tbsp 1 1/2 tsp
3 Tbsp

4. Pour 1 1/4 cups (about 10.7 oz) ginger mixture over each steam table pan.

5. Bake: Conventional oven: 350 °F for 15-25 minutes. Convection oven: 325 °F for 15-20 minutes.

6. Critical Control Point: Hold for hot service at 140 °F or higher.

7. Serve 3 plantains.

Serving

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Notes

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Cooking Process #2: Same Day Service

Serving

NSLP/SBP Crediting Information: 3 plantains provide 3/8 cup starchy vegetable.

CACFP Crediting Information: 3 plantains provide 3/8 cup vegetable.

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