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How to prepare fried plantain at home

Plantain is a simple, versatile dish that can be served as a side with lunch, dinner, or as a main.

In Summary

•In this recipe, you will require only two ingredients.

•Your plantains should not be too ripe or your fried plantains will be mushy. 

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Plantain is a simple, versatile dish that can be served as a side with lunch, dinner, or as a main.

In this recipe, you will require only two ingredients.

Your plantains should not be too ripe or your fried plantains will be mushy. Plantains should be ripe and firm to the touch.

A plantain is generally larger than a banana. A mature plantain is dry and ripe, whereas banana is usually slippery.

Ingredients

  • 3 plantains
  • Vegetable or olive oil

Preparation

Step 1

Peel and chop plantain diagonally.

Step 2

Heat oil in a deep fryer or pan then add plantains and fry for 3-5 minutes on each side or until golden brown.

Step 3

Once done, leave plantain to soak on a paper towel and serve as desired.

You can serve them with ketchup, beans or vegetables.