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Guineos en Escabeche
Guineos en Escabeche, or pickled green bananas, is a crowd favorite in Puerto Rico and super easy to make. Cooked green bananas in pickle sauce.
Let’s get started!
Begin by buying the greenest bananas in the market. Yes, you read right. Greenest as possible.
Other Ingredients needed for Escabeche
03 Green Olives
04 Temperature and yeast
07 Oil and Vinegar
05 Bay Leaves
08 Lemon. Optional
Cut the end of the bananas
Cut the ends of the bananas and then cut them in half
Cut a slit down the length of the banana
This slit eases on peeling the banana later
Boil the Bananas
Boil bananas until they are fork tender
Remove the bananas from the water
Remove the bananas from the water and peel off their skin
Saute the onions and garlic in the oil until translucent. Add olives, capers, and vinegar (with optional lemon)
Add bananas to Escabeche
I used tiny baby bananas, so I kept mine whole, but otherwise cut the bananas into 1" pieces. Add to sauce
Pair with you favorite protein and enjoy!!
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Zoe Forestier Morman