fried plantains

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 330.2
  • Total Fat: 27.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 3.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.8 g
  • Protein: 0.6 g

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Number of Servings: 2


    1 plantain (ripe or green)
    1/4 cup of oil.



Crunchy not-yet ripe green plantains (one serves two people usually)
1/4 c. vegetable oil per plantain
1 c. cold water with salt
Sm. flat board or paper towel to smash slices

Soft, very ripe and sweet yellow plantains
1/4 c. vegetable oil per plantain

Heat oil in frying pan over medium heat. You should have 1/2 inch oil approximately. Peel plantains. Cut 1/4 inch slices on the slant. Place in frying pan when one is hot.
I. GREEN PLANTAIN: Cook each side about 1/2 minute until golden and hard looking. Remove from oil onto paper towel to drain. Press each slice with board or towel on flat surface to make it almost flat. Dip into salted water. Return to frying pan and cook both sides again until crispy. Drain. Eat while hot. Good with fish, meats, soups or eggs.

II. YELLOW PLANTAIN: Cook each side until golden brown and soft, about 3/4 minute. Drain salt. Eat while hot.

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user STORMY96.

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