How to fry plantains
Plantains, a tasty delight.A sweet side dish that can be had as breakfast, lunch or dinner and compliments almost any main dish.
Appetizer, Side Dish
fried plantains, sweet plantains
Oil for deep frying
Cut the two end of the plantain off then slit the skin vertically down to remove peel
Cut plantains to desired shape diagonally cubes, circles or half circles.
Sprinkle some salt on the plantains
Heat up oil, if using onions, add the onions to the oil while it heats up.
Test the oil by putting in a Plantain slice. If the oil bubbles then the oil is ready for use if it doesn't wait another minute.
When the oil is ready, fry the plantain in batches. Fry one side for 2-3 minutes then flip to the other side. Fry till the plantains are golden brown.
For a healthier option, you can do one of the following,
Lay sliced plantains in a single layer in a baking sheet, spray with oil spray and bake at 350 degrees F for 15 mins or until golden brown. Remember to flip plantains half through cooking time.
Fry plantains in an air fryer
fry plantains in shallow oil.