Be creative with your plantain and make this delicious LOVE BOAT. The perfect dish for a special occasion, whether it be valentines, a birthday or date night. Roasted plantain with a beautiful coconut chickpea curry on top. Tek a sail pon this love boat nuh man?!

  • 2 Ripe Plantains
  • Olive oil
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp. Black pepper
  • 1 tsp. Paprika
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • ½ onion diced
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp. ginger
  • 2 tbsp. Caribbean curry powder
  • 200ml coconut milk
  • 400g Canned chickpeas
  • Fresh parsley diced (Garnish)
  • Chilli flakes garnish

Score a line down the middle of the plantain then remove the skin. Now score another 2 lines down the middle and remove a thin piece of plantain and use a knife to carefully make a deep line score and open up.

Place in a mixing bowl and add some olive oil, season with salt, black pepper, paprika, dried thyme then massage all over. Add to a pre-heated oven for 30 mins at 180 degrees until cooked.

In a frying pan add olive oil on a medium heat, add onions, garlic then caramelize for a few minutes. Add ginger and curry powder then cook down until dark. Add coconut milk and bring to a boil and stir to create a thick coconut curry sauce. Add chickpeas stir and cook for 5 minutes. Pour chickpeas on top of the plantain and serve. Garnish with parsley and chill flakes.