Ripe Plantain Slices With Shrimp, Avocados, Rice & Beans

5 Servings
Total Time 20 minutes


  • 20 pieces BIG BANANA Ripe Plantain slices
  • Vegetable Oil as needed for frying
  • 1 Ib. large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil divided
  • 1 can black beans
  • 2 cups white rice cooked
  • 2 avocados sliced
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro


  • Pre-Heat fryer to 350°F.
  • Add the plantains and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Remove from oil and hold warm.
  • In a large bowl add the shrimp, onion powder, cumin, garlic powder, and salt and pepper.
  • In a medium sized skillet add the olive oil and shrimp.
  • Cook over medium high heat until no longer pink.
  • To assemble the bowls, add the cooked white rice to each plate.
  • Divide the black beans and place over the rice.
  • Top with shrimp, half of an avocado and 5 plantain slices

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