BBQ Burgers "Jibarito Style"

4.7
(3) 2 Reviews
Prep Time
10
min.
Total Time
45
min.
Servings

6 servings

Skillet-cooked plantains and a garlicky sour cream sauce make these jibarito-style BBQ burgers a dish the whole family will love.

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  • Mix sour cream and garlic; cover. Refrigerate until ready to use. Meanwhile, mix meat, onions and barbecue sauce. Shape into six 1/2-inch-thick ovals, about 6-in long; set aside.
  • Cook plantains in 1 Tbsp. of the dressing in large skillet on medium heat 3 to 5 min. Add 1 Tbsp. dressing to skillet. Turn plantains over; cover. Cook an additional 3 to 4 min. or until tender and lightly brown on both sides. Use slotted spoon to transfer plantains to a working surface; flatten, one by one, with a small cutting board to 1/4-inch thickness. Working in batches, heat 1 Tbsp. of dressing in skillet, return 3 to 4 flattened plantains to skillet; cook 1 min. on each side or until golden brown on both sides. Remove from skillet; keep warm. Repeat with remaining plantains, using more dressing if needed.
  • Meanwhile, heat 1 Tbsp. of the dressing in large skillet on medium heat. Cook patties in batches 3 to 5 min. on each side or until cooked through (165°F). Remove burgers from skillet. Cover to keep warm.
  • Place 1 of the plantain halves, cut-side up, on each of six serving plates; spread with sour cream mixture. Top each with 1 of the burgers, 1/4 cup shredded lettuce, 1 tomato slice , about 2 Tbsp. of the shredded cheese and second plantain half.

How to Peel Plantains

Place plantains in very hot water for easier peeling; let them sit in the water for a few minutes. Cut off about 1 inch from both ends; make 2 lengthwise cuts at opposite ends of the plantain. Slide your hand under the skin and begin to pull it away, going from top to bottom. Soak the peeled plantains in salted water until ready to use. Drain on a paper towel before cooking with them.

How to Flatten the Plantains

Place plantains, cut-sides down, on cutting board. Use second cutting board or flat dish to evenly flatten plantains, then add to hot skillet to brown as directed.

Cooking Know How

It is best to cook plantains in batches, keep warm as you continue cooking the next batch.

Servings

  • 6 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 440
% Daily Value
Total fat 22g
Saturated fat 9g
Cholesterol 100mg
Sodium 410mg
Carbohydrate 35g
Dietary fiber 3g
Sugars 11g
Protein 28g
   
Vitamin A 30 %DV
Vitamin C 20 %DV
Calcium 15 %DV
Iron 20 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • cavita1 |

    Pues para las personas amantes del platano verde, esto les va fascinar, yo la hice y quedo riquisima, en mi casa a todos les encanto, se las recomiendo

  • Macarena233 |

    Esta RIQUISIMA,deliciosa

  • boricoqueta17 |

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