Mashed Plantains with Chorizo: Fufu

Recipe courtesy Juventino Avila
TOTAL TIME: 50 min
Prep: 10 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: 40 min
YIELD: 4 servings
LEVEL: Intermediate

ingredients

  • 6 very ripe plantains, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 5 cups water
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon ground turmeric
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Canola oil
  • 2 cups chorizo, small dice, (recommended: Goya)
  • Mojo, for serving, (recommended: Goya)
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Directions

Put the plantain pieces a pot large enough to hold them, and add water and milk. Add turmeric and season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, lower the heat and allow to simmer for 20 minutes. Drain and mash through a ricer.

Lightly coat a separate pan with canola oil. Add chorizo and saute for 5 minutes over low heat. Add pureed plaintain and mix well.

Serve with the Mojo.
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