Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins
A Puerto Rican side, usually served with rice and beans in our family.
- 2 cups vegetable oil, for frying
- 3 plantains, peeled and sliced into 1-inch pieces
- salt, to taste
- garlic powder, to taste
- Heat the oil in a heavy skillet over medium heat. Place a few plantain slices in the oil, and cook until lightly golden in color, about 3 minutes. Drain on paper towels. Repeat with the remaining slices.
- While the plantain slices are still warm, place them one at a time between two sheets of wax paper, and flatten by hand to 1/4-inch thick. Return flattened slices to the skillet, and continue fry until golden brown. Drain on paper towels, and season with salt and garlic powder.
this is the 1st time ive worked with plantains . these were pretty good hopefully i got it right,or at least close .peeling them was the hardest part lol zwt9
Yum! Easy peasy and so delicious with black beans and rice and guacamole. Thanks! Made for ZWT 2013 by one of the Hot Stuff.