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Plantain Baskets

Ripe Plantain Baskets with Avocado, Beans and Shrimp

Erica Dinho
5 from 2 votes
Servings 12 baskets


  • 4 ripe plantains peeled
  • 1 avocado mashed
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Salt and pepper
  • ½ cup of canned black beans drained
  • 1- 8 oz package SeaPak® Butterfly Shrimp
  • Chopped cilantro for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Bake Butterfly Shrimp according to package instructions. Set aside.
  • Grease 12 serving non-stick muffin pan with spray oil.
  • Mash the plantains and place equal parts into the greased muffin pan. Using a small glass or spoon, press against the muffin tin forming the baskets and spray the plantain baskets with more oil.
  • To cook the baskets: Heat the oven to 425°F. Place the muffin pan in the oven and until they are cooked, about 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from the oven.
  • Mix the mashed avocado with lime, salt and pepper and place equal amounts into the plantain baskets. Add black beans and top with a cooked shrimp. Garnish each cup with cilantro and serve immediately.
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