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Plantain Beef Croquettes


2-3 ripe plantains

1 lb ground beef

Salt or seasoning mix of choice

Chef Blend) 1/2 teaspoon of each (cumin, sweet paprika, thyme, sage, white pepper, onion, garlic)

Chives, diced

4 cups canola oil (for frying)

1 C shredded mozzarella cheese

½ C cornstarch

Hot sauce (for serving)


Peel and cut ripe plantains into slices (to make peeling easier, slice the ends off first).

Fill a large stockpot with water and bring to a boil. Salt the water using a pinch of sea salt (no more than one tea