Skinny Sweet Plantains
Fried Sweet Plantains (or Platanos Maduros) are a staple in Latin American cooking, in fact very few of these dishes are complete without them. The recipe involves using very ripe plantains which give a unique sweet flavor. This recipe shows you how to make a healthier version with less oil.
Author: Imusa Chef Team
Recipe type: Snack, Side dish, Lunch, Dinner
- Olive Juice 1 tbsp
- Very ripe plantain 1
- Water ¼ cup
- Heat the olive oil in your IMUSA PTFE Nonstick sauté pan over medium-high heat. Peel the plantain, then slice it on the diagonal into ½-inch slices, or tajadas.
- Place the plantains in the pan in an even layer and cook for 1-2 minutes on each side, or until the plantains are golden.
- Carefully add the water to the pan. Cook until the water evaporates, and the plantains are juicy and cooked through.