Mangú Con Los Tres Golpes (Plantains with Salami & Eggs)

This traditional Dominican dish is made simple for busy days. The plantains cook in the Instant Pot while the eggs, salami and cheese are pan-fried on the stovetop.

Serves: 4Prep: 5 minutesCook: 20 minutesTotal: 25 minutes

Serves: 4


  • 4 green plantains, ends trimmed and peels scored
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • 4 tablespoons salted butter, divided
  • 8 slices salami Dominicano* (can be substituted with beef summer sausage or mild chorizo)
  • 8 slices queso frito Dominicano
  • 1⁄4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 1⁄2 cup plantain cooking water, as needed
  • Coarse salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste


  • In Instant Pot, arrange plantains and cover with water. Seal and allow to preheat. On manual pressure setting, cook 15 minutes.
  • In large skillet over medium heat, cook salami until brown and crisp on both sides.
  • Using flour, coat cheese lightly. Add to skillet; cook both sides until golden brown and cheese is melted.
  • In small skillet over medium heat, warm 2 tablespoons butter. Cook eggs to desired doneness.
  • Remove plantain peels. Mash together plantains, 2 tablespoons butter and garlic. For smoother consistency, add plantain water. Season with salt and pepper.
  • To serve, pair mashed plantains with salami, cheese and eggs.