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Jamaican Pork and Plantain Recipe

Jamaican Pork and Plantain Recipe
A great plantain recipe using Jamaican pork.
 
INGREDIENTS
4 green Jamaican Plantains
3 cloves Jamaican Garlic mashed
1 tbsp. Salt
1 quart Water
1 pint Vegetable oil for frying
lb. Salted Jamaican Pork Rind
 
PREPARATION
1. Mash Jamaican garlic with salt to a paste. Add to Water and stir well to mix.
2. Score Jamaican plantains skin deep along opposite sides and trim of tips 1/2 inch at each end. Under running water peel off skin (makes peeling easier).
3. Cut peeled green Jamaican plantains into pieces 1 inch thick and place in Jamaican garlic water to soak. Do not discard garlic water when plantain is removed later.
4. Wash, dry then dice Fat Back into inch pieces. Fry in vegetable oil to a golden crisp and drain well on paper towel.
5. Take pieces of Jamaican plantain drain well and fry in deep oil being careful not to splatter hot oil. Fry to a deep yellow color (do not brown) and drain off oil on paper towel.
6. Flatten fried Jamaican plantain on wax paper, rewet slightly mashed plantain in original reserved garlic water, shake off excess water and return to hot oil for 1 minute and drain off excess oil and place in deep bowl until all pieces have been processed.
7. Sprinkle crispy fried Jamaican pork rinds over plantains and mash Jamaican plantains together with pork rinds. 

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