"Authentic Puerto Rican sandwich that my family can't get enough of. Wonderful because there is NO bread involved!!!" — LOSTNBFE29
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vegetable oil for frying
green plantain, peeled and halved lengthwise
beef skirt steak, cut into thin strips
yellow onion, thinly sliced
processed American cheese, cut in half
Born and raised in Chicago as a Puerto Rican, we enjoy these with thick slices of cooked pork (Jamon) instead of steak. My personal addition is a slice of avacado. This is a very easy and special traditional meal. When preparing to take out...wrap each sandwich individually in foil to help keep ingredients together...but best fresh and hot! YUM!!!
I don't get it....I did not like this at all. The parts of the dish don't blend well. I also thought the directions were lacking at times.
¡Qué Rico! I LOVE these sandwiches. They make you happy when you make them and eat them...at least they do in our house. I always made mine with chicken, but the skirt steak is excellente!
These are excellent! Doubled the recipe and have done these twice in the past 2 weeks. First as written, the second time as the "Sandwich King" on Food Network does it: with ham, cheese, lettuce, tomato and a zesty garlic mayo (I also added avocado slices). The use of the plantains instead of bread is so versatile and I will try this with many more sandwich combinations (I'm thinking Cubano and BLT). This one is truly a keeper.
We couldn't find plantains, so we had to use red-bannanas as a substitute. Structural integrity was lacking (as expected given the choice) but it was surprisingly yummy. The fried bannanas definately give it that extra something to go with the mayo. Thanks!
Sandwich de platano! Delicioso! I like to season the meat with a little bit of salt & pepper or adobo, but if you are watching sodium then it's not necessary, the spices add some good flavor. You can really make these sandwiches with any meat that you like. I love it with chicken or turkey breast, or even some thick sliced virginia ham. Yummy!
I made these with seasoned shredded chicken, white american cheese and guacamole. They are wonderful!
Ummm, pretty good but didn't love 'em. I skipped the cheese and added avocado. It tasted like it needed a little extra kick, maybe some more salt&garlic? I'll try them again, or maybe just stick to the steak with a side of tostones.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/1 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 1
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 904
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