Fried Plantains - 24 Carrot Kitchen
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Fried Plantains

A great, easy and healthy fried plantains recipe.
Course Appetizer, Fried Plantains, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American, Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 339 kcal
Author Christine Galvani


  • One plantain yellow and ripe
  • tablespoon One coconut oil (I used organic virgin, unrefined coconut oil)
  • Pinch of fine sea salt
  • teaspoon Sprinkle of cinnamon 1/4-1/2 per plantain and according to taste


  1. Preheat your cast iron skillet on medium low heat and place one tablespoon coconut oil in it.
  2. Peel and cut your plantains in coin shapes about one inch thick.
  3. Place cut plantains in cast iron skillet and cook on each side for 3-4 minutes until browned.
  4. Place browned plantains on a prepared plate lined with paper towels to absorb extra oil.
  5. Sprinkles cooked plantains with fine sea salt and cinnamon (to taste).
  6. Enjoy!
  7. *Some ideas: Fried plantains can be a side dish at breakfast, eaten alone as a snack, with mexican dishes, with salads, etc...
  8. *Double, triple, or more recipe as needed.
Nutrition Facts
Fried Plantains
Amount Per Serving
Calories 339 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 12g60%
Sodium 7mg0%
Potassium 893mg26%
Carbohydrates 57g19%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 26g29%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 2020IU40%
Vitamin C 32.9mg40%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.