Simple Fried Plantains

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Carolyn Haas

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@Linky1

There's a restaurant in Wisconsin called The Great Dane and they serve a wonderful Cuban sandwich with fried plantains on the side. This is reminiscent of that yummy side...

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Serves:
2-3
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

How to Make Simple Fried Plantains

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oil in large skillet. Oil should be medium heat, about 325ºF.
  2. Peel and slice plantains in uniform slices about 1/2 inch.
  3. Saute slices in hot oil for about 2 minutes per side, until a golden yellow.
  4. Lower heat and cook for another 3-4 minutes, turning once or twice until golden brown.
  5. When ready, remove plantain slices from pan and place on paper towels to drain. Sprinkle lightly with flaked salt or turbinado sugar, if using.
  6. NOTE: to ripen plantains you can put them in a paper bag with an apple for a few days.

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About Simple Fried Plantains

Course/Dish: Fruit Sides
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Cuban



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