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.
Cuisine: Caribbean
Recipe type: Snack, Side dish, Lunch, Dinner
  • Olive Juice 1 tbsp
  • Very ripe plantain 1
  • Water ¼ cup
  1. Heat the olive oil in your IMUSA non-stick sauté pan over medium-high heat. Peel the plantain, then slice it on the diagonal into ½-inch slices, or tajadas.
  2. 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.
  3. Carefully add the water to the pan. Cook until the water evaporates, and the plantains are juicy and cooked through.