CPJ Market

2 Ratings

Recipe by: Chef Walker-Barrett CEC/PCIII
Yield: 4 Servings



  1. Score Plantain peels lengthwise with a knife, and then removing the peels. Slice Plantains into 1 inch thick pieces (each Plantain will make 5-6 pieces).
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add in 1 cup Vegetable Oil to cover the pan.
  3. When the oil is hot, add in Plantain pieces. Cook Plantains on one side for approximately 2 minutes, until brown. Flip Plantains to cook on the other side. Cook approximately 2 minutes per side until golden brown. Remove and place on a paper towel lined plate.
  4. Allow Plantain pieces to cool for a few minutes until you are able to handle them. Smash Plantain pieces with the bottom of a plate or other flat object to flatten.
  5. Once all pieces are flattened, heat skillet again to medium heat and add more oil if necessary to cover the pan. Cook flattened pieces 1-2 minutes per side, until brown and crispy but not burnt. Transfer to a paper towel lined plate and set aside.
  6. Place a non-stick skillet over medium heat, add CPJ Bacon Burger and cook according to package instructions. Add 1 slice of HILLANDALE FARMS Pepper jack Cheese to each CPJ Bacon Burger Patty, Cover pot with a lid and allow cheese to melt slightly over Patties (about 30 seconds).
  7. Spread 1 teaspoon softened ARLA Natural Cream Cheese on each plantain pieces. Place a CPJ Bacon Burger between two pieces of fried Plantains with Lettuce, Tomatoes and Onions and dig in!