Samoan Green Banana5 Reviews
- Prep: 5 min
- Cook: 40 min
- Ready In: 45 min
“This is a side dish most Polynesians love to eat with their main dish. Here in America, it's made with green bananas. Serve with Samoan palusami, teriyaki chicken, or steak. Enjoy!” - by Goddess
Original recipe yields 6 servings
- Combine the coconut milk and onion in a bowl; set aside.
- Bring a large pot of water to a boil over medium heat. Boil the bananas in their skin for 30 to 40 minutes; drain. Run the bananas under cold water until they are cool enough to handle. Remove the bananas whole from their skins.
- Heat a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Place the bananas in the pan. Pour the coconut milk mixture over the bananas. Cook until the coconut milk is foamy. Allow to cool 5 minutes before serving.
Amount Per Serving (6 total)
- 489 cal
- 41.7 g
- 33.1 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (5)Rate This Recipe
"Growing up I always had to peel the green bananas with a stick or the back of a butter knife, this was very easy - BUT it's WAYYYY too much coconut milk for 6 bananas, for 6 bananas I'd only use a can..." See more of coconut milk (or cream) and maybe 1/4 onion, but I've never made small quantities of this stuff (always for family occasions and my dad usually makes it), but this was easy. Make sure your bananas are GREEN, if they're even the slightest yellow they're ripening and it won't be the same - you do need to add salt."
"This was awesome though I added my own touches as I did not think the onions would be cooked enough for me so after boiling and peeling bananas, I lightly sauteed the onion in coconut oil (so as not t..." See moreo deviate from the original taste) and also lightly sauteed the cooke bananas. When the onions and edges of bananas were lightly brown and the pan was extremely hot, I poured in a lite coating of coconut milk, then did it again until all the bananas were covered with a lite creamy coating of the milk, then I seasoned with salt and Adobo. Let me tell you, we went WILD over them. They were AWESOME. This is my new picnic food instead of potato salad! Much more nutritious!"
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