Dominica seasoned fig flats are a delicious appetizer or snack. Seasoned with spicy peppers, onion and garlic the fig is actually a green plantain at least that’s what they call them in Dominica. If they say banana they are actually referring to a ripe plantain. These fried treats are an easy to make appetizer or snack for any occasion. Enjoy!
Dominica Fig Flats
- 4 Green plantains figs as they are called in Dominica
- 1/2 Bell Pepper finely diced
- 3 Green & Red Seasoning Pepper a combination of hot peppers
- Salt to Taste
- 1 Onion finely diced
- 3 cloves Garlic minced
- Goya Seasoning
- Note: Tuna Fish or Cod Fish can also be added.
- Peel the green plantains (figs as they are commonly called) then dice into small pieces.
- Put in boiling water on low fire with salt, allow boiling until tender.
- When boiled tender, drain water and place the diced green bananas into a bowl.
- Use a fork or potato masher to mash the bananas.
- Mix in the onion, garlic, bell pepper and seasoning peppers and a bit of Goya Seasoning to taste. When done, mix all ingredients together thoroughly. Let sit in the bowl till slightly chilled.
- Now take a large spoon and scoop up a ball then flatten to about half an inch.
- Fry in oil over medium heat until they are golden brown.
- Serve hot.