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Fried Plantain Recipe

Updated: Apr 11, 2022

Learn to cook 'Fried Plantain' in this featured recipe!


  • Ripe plantain (Yellow with some Black Spots),

  • Vegetable oil

  • Salt


  1. Thinly slice plantains diagonally

  2. Heat oil until hot but not smoking

  3. Deep fry the plantain until golden brown, about 3 minutes

  4. Remove with slotted ladle and place in pan with paper towels to absorb excess oil.

  5. Salt to taste

Can be eaten as is or be served warm over tomato stew.

Tomato Stew for Fried Plantains (Meatless)


  • 1 Cup Vegetable Oil

  • 1 lb. Ripe Tomatoes - ground

  • 1 Large Onion - finely chopped

  • 2 sliced tomatoes

  • 2 tbsp Tomato Puree

  • ½ tbsp African Red Pepper

  • Tomato Paste (may be needed)


  1. Sauté onion in oil and add tomatoes.

  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and simmer for 30 minutes.

  3. Serve over fried plantains

Leave a comment below if you try this recipe!

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