Shrimp plantain tacos. At this point I ask my self, is there anything you can’t achieve with plantains. So versatile. Your search for plantain recipes here and around the web yields numerous results from chips, to desserts, main courses and so much more. You create your own boundaries when it comes to plantains, for there are essentially none. We’ve enjoyed soups like this Black beans and plantain stew. A delightful, colorful plantain bowl like this Tropical Plantain Breakfast Bowl. Bake it to a crunch like this delicious must try Baked Semi Sweet Plantain chips. And lets not forget, the best way to enjoy plantains. Live and let live with this fried Sweet plantain and black bean bowl
You see, even though plantain is popular in African, Caribbean and Spanish cuisine, I consider it a global ingredient. Let it take the lead. Like I did with these spicy shrimp plantain tacos. We all know how simple or complex we can make tacos. I have absolutely no restrain when it comes to taco toppings. I’ll walk down that taco bar like its the last thing I have to eat in my lifetime. I can’t help it.
These plantain tacos are simply the best. The ripe plantains add some well needed body, making these deliciously satisfying. The sweet and lightly tangy mango chunks pairs wonderfully. Giving the tacos a tropical feel. I absolutely love purple cabbage! It adds a nice crunch and beautiful color. It easily invites you to dig in and take a huge bite. Bring on the Mai tai, Margaritas and other fruity patootie drinks to wash these down. Long gone vacations are relived through plates like these.
Give those corn tortillas a little char and get to building these simple, hearty and ultra delicious shrimp plantain tacos. Thank me later, and I’ll love you too if you make these for me everyday.