Aborrajados Colombianos... Yummy!

How do you make them healthier? Simple…you start off by reducing the frying time.  

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    Ingredients 2  ripe plantains, large
    Canola  or Vegetable oil for frying
    8oz fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
    2 eggs
    4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
    2 tablespoon sugar substitute, Splenda
    2 tablespoons 2% milk
    Pinch salt
    Elizabeth Carrion
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    Step 1 Prepare the batter. Mix the flour, sugar and salt in a small bowl. Add the eggs and whisk until it is well-blended.  
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    Step 2 Add milk and continue to whisk until smooth. Set aside.
    Elizabeth Carrion
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    Step 3 Heat oil in frying plan while slicing plantains crosswise about 1 ½ inches thick.
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    Step 4 Working in batches, add plantain slices to the hot oil and fry them until they are golden.
    Elizabeth Carrion
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    Step 5 Remove the plantains and drain on paper towels. Let cool slightly.
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    Step 6 Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Using a tostonera or simply the back of two bowls, flatten plantain slices.
    Elizabeth Carrion
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    Step 7 In the meantime, place sliced cheese between two patties to make plantain sandwiches. Press the edges.
    Elizabeth Carrion
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    Step 8 Create your own drip tray by placing a cooling rack on top of a cookie sheet. One at a time, dip the sandwiches in the batter and place onto your drip tray.
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    Step 9 Bake plantains for 10 mins and broil for one additional minute. Serve warm.
    Elizabeth Carrion
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