Pollo Tropical Copy Cat Plantains

READY IN: 13mins
Recipe by Taras Cookbook

I found this recipe on Pintrest after looking for a good plantain recipe.

Top Review by I_Wanna_Be_Hef

Thank you for posting. Pollo Tropical has gotten too expensive for what you get now, so I'm just going to make it at home. This is one of my favorite things, so I'm going to start with this. Much appreciated ...

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut plantains diagonally or round; should be about 1/4 inch thick.
  2. Drizzle oil into frying pan just enough to coat the bottom of the pan and place on medium heat.
  3. When oil begins to shimmer, add plantains (work in batches), and fry for 1½ minutes on one
  4. side.
  5. Flip and cook for 1½ minute on the other side.
  6. Remove plantains from pan and rest on paper towels to dry oil.
  7. Remove from paper towels to avoid plantains stick to paper.
  8. Continue frying in batches until all the plantains are fried.
  9. Sprinkle lightly with sea salt to give a sweet and salt taste to your Fried Ripe Plantains.

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