Plantains are readily available, however they might be prohibitively expensive to purchase. Without a simple strategy to preserve and prolong its freshness (which I'll demonstrate below), it can be a time-consuming and money-consuming endeavor.
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The outside of green plantains will quickly turn brown, black, or yellow if left out in the sun for an extended period of time. When left at room temperature, it's very effective.
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So, what can you do to avoid this from happening or, better yet, how can you slow down the ripening process until it is time to consume it? Read on.
All you'll need is a steady source of electricity and a supply of plastic bags. It makes no difference whether you purchase your plantain with the stalk or already removed from the stick. This strategy is effective.
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1. If you purchased your plantains with the stalk, remove them from the stalk and cut them into pieces that will fit into the plastic bag.
2. Clean your plantain by rinsing it thoroughly and patting it dry.
3. Place them in a plastic bag and secure them with string, making sure there is no place for air to pass through.
4. Place them in your refrigerator (not your freezer) because we do not want them frozen, but rather preserved. 5.
5. Close the refrigerator door and you're done.
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You are now free to enjoy yourselves.
Note: If properly stored and if there is a consistent source of electricity, these can be kept for up to 2 to 3 months.
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