Fried Ripe Plantain – Platanos Fritos – Mexican Style

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PREP TIME: 2 Mins

COOKING TIME: 10 Mins

Ingredients

Ripe brown or black plantain – 1

Oil – for deep frying

Procedure

STEP 1: Wash, peel and chop the plantain into 1 inch quarters.

STEP 2: Heat oil in a pan.

STEP 3: When the oil is hot, add the plantain pieces one by one carefully in the oil. As my pan is deep but narrow I added 5 – 7 pieces at a time.

STEP 4: Cook till golden brown on all sides.

STEP 5: Remove from oil and place it in paper towel.

TIP: Serve immediately as a snack or with rice.This can also be served as a dessert with a scoop of ice cream.

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