Total Time
25mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is one of my favorite dishes from my visits to Mandeville, Jamaica.

Directions

  1. Peel the plantains and cut them in 1/2 on a bias, then slice in 1/2 lengthwise so you have 4 pieces.
  2. Heat the oil in a large heavy skillet over medium heat.
  3. Fry the plantains until golden on both sides, about 5 minutes per side.
  4. Remove to a plate lined with paper towels and sprinkle with salt.
  5. Serve with lime wedges.
Most Helpful

This recipe was a little bland for me. Also, the plantains cooked really fast. It probably had something to do with the size that I cut them.

LizDaCook November 11, 2011

These are a great breakfast instead of fried potatoes. I made 1/2 of a plantain following this recipe, and the other 1/2 without the salt but sprinkling with sugar before removing from the pan (to see which recipe I liked better). I actually really liked both. This one is better as a breakfast or side dish in place of potatoes or rice. The other would make a great dessert or sweet snack. Great either way!

Karen67 June 02, 2007

These where pretty good. Not what i usualy think of when i think of plantains but good. I think im more used to friend plantains. But i will still give these five stars becouse we ate them all!

trulyabaker February 27, 2006