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Fried Plantians
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins

Delicious and easy fried plantains, great as an appetizer, snack or addition to salads

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: African
Keyword: fried plantain, plantain recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 171 kcal
Author: Desarae
  • 4 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1-2 ripe plantains
  • sea salt
  • queso fresco or other white squeaky cheese
  1. Heat coconut oil until very hot. It's consistency will thin out to be more like water. 

  2. Prepare plantains by peeling and slicing diagonally into 1/4 inch thick slices.

  3. Place in hot oil, a couple of minutes on each side. If oil starts to smoke turn down immediately and remove from heat. Let oil cool and then return to burner and finish cooking.

  4. Cook plantains on both sides until the edges are golden brown. Remove from oil and place on rack or paper towel. Top with queso fresco and sea salt. eat immediately. 

Nutrition Facts
Fried Plantians
Amount Per Serving
Calories 171 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Sodium 1mg0%
Potassium 223mg6%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 6g7%
Vitamin A 505IU10%
Vitamin C 8.3mg10%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.