Sweet Fried Plantains (Platanos Maduros Fritos)
Scrumptious sweet, ripe plantains fried to perfection. Simple and easy, this is the best appetizer or side dish for any meal.
Servings: 2 servings
- 2 very ripe, sweet plantains
- 1 cup vegetable oil for frying
- salt (optional)
In a frying pan, heat oil over medium heat.
Peel plantains and cut into 1/2 inch thick slices. Add to the frying pan.
Cook on each side until golden brown, about 2-3 minutes. Remove from the oil into a plate covered with a paper towel to remove excess grease. Sprinkle with a little salt, if desired.
Serve warm as a side dish or appetizer.
Calories: 312kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 893mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 2017IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg