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Platanos Maduros - Fried Plantains

Cooking Time: 15 min Yield: 4 servings Level: Easy

Ingredients

4 ripe black-skinned plantains, peeled, cut diagonally into 1/2-inch slices or halved lengthwise
5 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
Salt to taste

Directions

Heat vegetable oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Working in batches, fry plantains until golden brown, turning often, for about 4 minutes. Transfer plantains to a paper towel and drain with a slotted spoon.