Platanos Maduros (Fried Sweet Plantains)

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Active Time

25 minutes

Total Time

25 minutes

Serves

4

Instructions

  • 4 very ripe (black) plantains 
  • ½ cup canola oil 
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt 

Steps

  1. Peel plantains and cut into quarters. Preheat oil in medium saucepan on medium 2–3 minutes. 
  2. Add 4 plantain quarters at a time; fry 4–5 minutes on each side or until golden. Remove and drain on paper towels; season with salt. 

Other preparation methods

Bake: Preheat oven to 425°F. Peel and thinly slice green plantains and place on a foil-lined baking sheet; drizzle with oil and bake 12–15 minutes or until crispy. Amount per ¼ recipe serving: Calories 280, Total Fat 8.00g, Sat Fat 1.00g, Trans Fat 0.00g, Chol 0mg, Sodium 150mg, Total Carb 57g, Fiber 4.00g, Sugars 27g, Protein 2g, Calc 0%, Vit A 40%, Vit C 50%, Iron 6% 

Nutritional information

Amount per ¼ recipe serving: Calories 280, Total Fat 8.00g, Sat Fat 1.00g, Trans Fat 0.00g, Chol 0mg, Sodium 150mg, Total Carb 57g, Fiber 4.00g, Sugars 27g, Protein 2g, Calc 0%, Vit A 40%, Vit C 50%, Iron 6%