February 28, 2012
"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."
- 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
Combine flour, cinnamon, pepper and sugar in a zip-top plastic bag.
Heat butter in a shallow skillet over medium heat until melted.
Peel plantains, then slice into rounds 1/2-inch thick.
Drop plantain slices a few at a time into the bag of flour and shake well to coat.
Remove plantain slices from bag; shake off excess flour.
Fry plantain slices for 4 minutes on each side, until golden brown and crisp.
Drain on paper towels and serve hot.
If desired, drizzle with a little honey, or serve with honey for dipping.
Tips & Variations
No special items needed.