Crispy fried plantains. A plantain is a very firm banana. Serve as side dish with your meal or as appetizers.
INGREDIENTS (for 2 servings):
- 5 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1 plantains, peeled and broken into chunks
- 3 cups cold water
- salt to taste
Heat the oil in a large skillet. Place the plantains in the oil and fry on both sides; approximately 3 1/2 minutes per side.
Remove the plantains from the pan and flatten the plantains by placing a plate over the fried plantains and pressing down.
Dip the plantains in water, then return them to the hot oil and fry 1 minute on each side. Salt to taste and serve immediately.