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Cuban Fried Sweet Plantains Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carrie Sisk

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
cup butter
1 tbsp olive oil
3 ripe plantains (the darker the better). peeled, and cut diagonally into 1" slices
juice from lemon
salt to taste

Directions:
Directions:
In a large skillet, melt the butter with olive oil over medium heat. Add the plantain slices and fry aprox 4 min on each side, moving the slices with a spatula occasionally to prevent sticking. Remove from skillet with a slotted spoon and let drain on paper towels. Transfer to a large, warm serving platter, sprinkle with lemon juice and salt and serve warm

 

 

 

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