Jamaican Spice Plantain Porridge
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: Jamaican
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Serves: 2
Wake up your morning porridge the Mille Fleurs way with our scented Jamaican Spice plantain porridge recipe that is low in GI
  • 380-400g Peeled Green Plantains
  • 750 ml Water
  • 250 ml Coconut Cream
  • 1 Cinnamon Bark
  • 1 Pinch of Salt
  • 250 ml Milk
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla
  • 165 Condensed Milk (optional)
  • Freshly Grated Nutmeg (about ⅛ tsp or 6 slides on a grater)
  • Plantain Porridge
  1. Wash, peel and slice green plantains into 3 cm slices slices into 3 cm.
  2. Put the plantain and water in a blender and pulse until chopped fine then blend to a smooth puree
  3. Pour it in a pot with cinnamon and turn on the stove on low heat. Keep stirring to prevent lumps. A lumpy plantain porridge is the result of an untended pot.
  4. Add salt and stir.
  5. Add coconut cream and stir for about 15 minutes
  6. Add milk and stir.
  7. Add vanilla and nutmeg and stir.
  8. After about 20-25 minutes of total cooking time, turn off heat, add condensed milk according to taste.
Recipe by Hotel Mockingbird Hill at https://www.hotelmockingbirdhill.com/jamaican-spice-plantain-porridge/