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Platanos Maduros (Sweet Plantains) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Barbara Diaz
Added: Thursday, September 28, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 Large Plantain Bananas - very ripe and soft
1 cup extra virgin olive oil

Directions:
Directions:
Heat the oil in skillet until ready for frying.

Slice the platanos (plantains) on the diagonal, making several slices, each about 1/4 inch thick.

Place the slices in hot oil, and fry until the edges become light golden brown. Turn only once and fry on other side of each slice. Check them to be sure not to burn - fry just until both sides are light golden brown.

Place slices on paper towels to drain.

Serve warm.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
About 4, less if you love them!
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
A few minutes.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was my mother's special side dish which she served with Arroz con Pollo (Rice with Chicken). It was a regular staple in our home.

 

 

 

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