Try any large grocery store chain, West Indian super markets or Asian markets. I get he best green bananas there. Use a fork to prick the banana, it should be soft and tender when determining its readiness. Drain the water off the bananas and remove the skin (it should come off with ease). I didn't have the green fig or the salmon so I used Irish/English potato and canned tuna, mmmmmm. Love.Bye. Yes, “fig” is what we call bananas in all of the Southern Caribbean. 1/2 teaspoon salt (for boiling the green bananas), 1 medium tomato Since the green fig will require the most time to cook, go ahead and peel, scrape and rinse them. The heart you put into your cooking is obvious. p.s. Always love green figs. I might do it for my sunday meal. Keep up the great work Chris really look forward to your recipes!!!!! You’re looking for ones that are really firm, brilliant green in color and no blemishes. Yummy! Andrew – (not sure where you’re located, but you can find cooking bananas in most Canadian grocery stores) cooking bananas are indeed unripe (regular) bananas.. but they are not as mature (mature bananas ripe faster). I'll ask the same question as RonBoyd, are they like Plantains? Wow this looks great I’ll definitely try it but with salt fish. That Girl Cooks Healthy, Green Banana Mash (Green Fig)(Vegan, Paleo + Gluten Free), **Don’t forget to comment below and star rate if you have tried my recipes. The advantage of purchasing green banana from the Caribbean store is they sell green bananas for cooking purposes so the price is usually 50 percent less than the green banana … 1 tablespoon ketchup Luv my dumplings, For the vegetarians, Tofu is also an excellent replacement for the fish. But he used fresh caught mackerel in his dish. Its Chris... enter your name & email address below and I'll send you SIZZLE. Cut the ends of each banana and then slice the skin lengthways (do not remove the skin now). keep up the excellent work. and when last have u had boiled chiquito figs full -or just turning as they say here!!!! Now my mouth is just watering reading this recipe. I will definitely be trying this as I bought three green bananas by accident and don’t want to keep them too long. I am tired with rice. Thanks, much love! Google isn’t providing any satisfactory answers for me. We’re trying to get the onion translucent and release the rich flavors of the garlic and thyme. 2 tablespoon olive oil (any cooking oil you like) Aks for green fig, green banana or cooking banana. I think plantains and cooking bananas are the same, Chris. Looking forward to more of your recipes! I tried this today (with corned beef – judge not) and it was delicious. Husband loved it too! A simple island style recipe made with a handful of ingredients. Please check your email to get started. Thank you! Heading to SVG for Xmas and was looking for food my US kid and UK husband might eat. Have a Blessed Christmas You can yield the same results using green plantain, Green banana is also known as green fig by some islands, Green banana are sold in ethnic markets - Caribbean/Asian/Latino. Great recipe !!! Oh my lawd!! Before you go I invite you to leave me your comments below.. even if it just to say hello. Will cook this today in the USA we have lots of green figs ( Trini). Since I’m hypertensive I would prob have to pan sear fresh salmon and boil some trini dumplings with the fig. According to http://goo.gl/xwRJ9V, a green fig is simply the term Trinis use to describe a regular unripe banana. However they may be a different variety banana than what you'd get ripe in the grocery stores in North America. I used anchovy in place of salmon, and it came out pretty well. we are Caribbean but this is our dish specifically, loud stupes.. what makes this distinctively Jamaican? Then add the bananas and salt.. bring back to a rolling boil and allow to cook for about 20 minutes. I love green banana but i do not eat salmon, codfish or tuna .
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