Rating: 4.5 stars 4.4
159 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 100
  • 4 star values: 36
  • 3 star values: 15
  • 2 star values: 5
  • 1 star values: 3

Fried plantains are a traditional treat in many parts of the world. Try them once and you'll be hooked. Overly ripe plantains work best for this recipe.



Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oil in a large, deep skillet over medium high heat.

  • Peel the plantains and cut them in half. Slice the halves lengthwise into thin pieces.

  • Fry the pieces until browned and tender. Drain excess oil on paper towels.

Editor's Note

We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts

152 calories; protein 0.6g; carbohydrates 14.3g; fat 11.2g; sodium 1.8mg. Full Nutrition