Plantain Cups With Ackee Filling Recipe

plantain cups with ackee filling Ingredients For The Plantain Cups • 2 -2 ripe plantains • Spray Oil Method - Wash and peel the plantains - Chop the plantain into 3-4 pieces - Boil plantain until soft and tender. - Drain the cooked plantain - press the plantain into the oiled muffin tin to form the cups - Bake at 180c / 350f or gas mark 4 for 20-30 minutes until golden brown - Remove from muffin tins and allow to cool slightly For The Filling Ingredients: • 1 medium can of ackee (540g) • 2 oz. coconut oil (plus a little more if needed) • 1 Large Onion chopped • 2 Plum tomatoes • Half a green pepper chopped • 1/2 Tsp. Salt • 1/2 Tsp. Black Pepper • ½ tsp season all (optional) • 1 small scotch bonnet pepper (optional) Method: - Sauté onions, peppers and tomatoes until onions are soft. - Open the can of ackee and drain the liquid from the tin. - Add ackee to onions, peppers and tomatoes and fold together. - Allow to cook for 2 minutes, and then add salt to taste. - Add black pepper and scotch bonnet pepper - Simmer on medium heat for another 3 – 5 minutes. - Place 1-2 spoonfuls of ackee into the plantain cups an serve