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Fried Sweet Plantain Slices (Platanos Maduros Fritos) ~ Scrumptious sweet plantains slices fried to perfection. Simple and easy, this is the best appetizer or side dish for any meal.
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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.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Latin
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 312kcal
Author: Vanessa

Ingredients

  • 2 very ripe, sweet plantains
  • 1 cup vegetable oil for frying
  • salt (optional)

Instructions

  • 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.

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Nutrition

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