Fried Plantains



"The original recipe came from the Louie's Backyard cookbook, but I've halved it and tweaked it and made it sort-of my own. They get ALL the credit for the original, however. Make sure your plantains are almost black...the yellower they are, the less flavour they have."

Original recipe yields 2 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (240.7 g)
  • Calories 534.2
  • Total Fat - 24.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 4.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 3.4 mg
  • Sodium - 195.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 81.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 8.2 g
  • Sugars - 27.7 g
  • Protein - 6.6 g
  • Calcium - 34.5 mg
  • Iron - 2.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 33 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Combine flour, cinnamon, pepper and sugar in a zip-top plastic bag.

Step 2

Heat butter in a shallow skillet over medium heat until melted.

Step 3

Peel plantains, then slice into rounds 1/2-inch thick.

Step 4

Drop plantain slices a few at a time into the bag of flour and shake well to coat.

Step 5

Remove plantain slices from bag; shake off excess flour.

Step 6

Fry plantain slices for 4 minutes on each side, until golden brown and crisp.

Step 7

Drain on paper towels and serve hot.

Step 8

If desired, drizzle with a little honey, or serve with honey for dipping.

Tips & Variations


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