Aranitas (Shredded Green Plantain Patties)
Ingredients20 m servings 256 cals
- Heat canola oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Gather about 2 tablespoons of shredded plantains and shape into patties.
- Fry the patties in the preheated oil until golden and crispy, about 10 minutes. Drain on paper towels and season with garlic salt.
- Editor's Notes
- We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.
Per Serving: 256 calories; 16.8 g fat; 28.8 g carbohydrates; 1.2 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 910 mg sodium. Full nutrition
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These are terrific! My daughters loved them and called them "banana fries". I have never used plantains before. They are difficult to peel but I figured out a good way. Cut the end off and slice...
Perfect side dish or appetizer!! The name 'arañitas' means little spiders and refers to the shape they take when fried. Make sure the plantains are very green or it will have a different texture...
Being Puerto Rican I was raised eating these. They are my kids' favorite. My "gringo" friends can't get enough of them!!!!! Gracias, amiga, for reminding me to make them the next time the kids c...
Loved these when I tried them in Colombia, and enjoyed making them now. Simple, easy, delicious.