Fried Plantains Recipe

Fried plantains are a traditional treat in many parts of the world. Try them once and you'll be hooked. Overly ripe plantains work best for this recipe
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Summary

Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings8
CuisineCourse
TasteFeel
MethodSpeciality,
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group,

Ingredients

 Oil1 Quart (For frying)
 Plantains2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1100 Calories from Fat 1047

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 118 g182.2%

Saturated Fat 15.4 g77.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1.8 mg0.1%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.8%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4.1%

Sugars 6.7 g

Protein 0.58 g1.2%

Vitamin A 10.1% Vitamin C 13.7%

Calcium 0.1% Iron 1.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Preheat oil in a large, deep skillet over medium high heat.
Peel the plantains and cut them in half. Slice the halves lengthwise into thin pieces.
Fry the pieces until browned and tender. Drain excess oil on paper towels.

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