1/2 cup fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth, heated, divided
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Let's Make It
Heat oil in large skillet on medium-high heat to 350°F. Add plantains in 2 batches; cook 5 to 7 min. or until light golden but not browned, turning once. Remove from oil; drain on paper towels. Pat dry; cool. Repeat with remaining plantains.
Mix dressing and garlic in large bowl until blended. Add 1/3 each of the plantains and bacon; mash until blended, adding 1/4 cup broth to moisten. Add 1/3 each of the remaining plantains and bacon and 1/4 cup of the remaining broth, mashing until blended. Add remaining plantains and bacon; mash until blended, adding remaining broth to moisten.
Shape into 8 balls. Serve warm.
This is a traditional dish of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean and is usually prepared with pork rinds in a pilón, a wooden mortar and pestle.
Refrigerate green plantains or they will ripen, just like bananas.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g
Saturated Fat 3.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 31g
Dietary Fiber 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.