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Plantains in Butter Rum Sauce

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"Quick and easy everyday Latin American dessert."
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20 m servings 233
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Cook and stir almonds in a skillet over medium-high heat until golden and toasted, 2 to 4 minutes.
  2. Stir sugar, rum, and butter together in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover the bowl with a lid or plastic wrap and microwave until hot, stirring once, 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Place plantain slices in rum sauce, sprinkle with cinnamon, cover the bowl, and microwave until plantains are hot and tender, 1 to 2 minutes more. Top with toasted almonds.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 233 calories; 8.4 36 1.1 20 57 Full nutrition

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Good on its own or equally good served over ice cream. Doing this totally covered in the microwave does not give the "alcohol" a chance to cook off, and that's the only thing I disliked about t...

This was a really good recipe for plantains. I made it on the stove instead of the microwave, since I already had the pan out to toast the almonds. It only took a few minutes. I don't actually t...

Plantains are usually too bland for me to enjoy them much. I really enjoyed the sweet turn you put on this and the rum and butter flavor were great together

This is delicious! So glad you posted this recipe. I cooked over the stove rather than the microwave. It's wonderful. Thank you!

I've tried this recipe a few times, as is and it is really easy and good. However, tonight, I substituted white for brown sugar as well as adding pineapple infused rum. Delicious!!

My first time making plantains. Very tasty.