Samoan Green Banana

Samoan Green Banana

Goddess 6

"This is a side dish most Polynesians love to eat with their main dish. Here in America, it's made with green bananas. Serve with Samoan palusami, teriyaki chicken, or steak. Enjoy!"
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45 m servings 489 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 489 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 41.7 g
  • 64%
  • Carbs:
  • 33.1g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 5.3 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 26 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Combine the coconut milk and onion in a bowl; set aside.
  2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil over medium heat. Boil the bananas in their skin for 30 to 40 minutes; drain. Run the bananas under cold water until they are cool enough to handle. Remove the bananas whole from their skins.
  3. Heat a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Place the bananas in the pan. Pour the coconut milk mixture over the bananas. Cook until the coconut milk is foamy. Allow to cool 5 minutes before serving.



Growing up I always had to peel the green bananas with a stick or the back of a butter knife, this was very easy - BUT it's WAYYYY too much coconut milk for 6 bananas, for 6 bananas I'd only use...

This was awesome though I added my own touches as I did not think the onions would be cooked enough for me so after boiling and peeling bananas, I lightly sauteed the onion in coconut oil (so as...

Mmmm...that is good. I live in a town with alot of Samoans. And we have barbeque's all the time. And they bring Samoan food, and its yummy.

We did not care for this. Perhaps the bananas weren't green enough, but the flavors didn't mix well.

Oh thank you soooo much for posting this. When I was younger and we had a big family get together there were always made. They're harder to come by now but luckily you posted this. I love eating...