Mexican Fried Plantains Recipe

Mexican Fried Plantains

Ingredients:

  • 3 Ripe Plantains
  • Vegetable Oil, for frying
  • 1 Can “La Lechera” (Sweetened Condensed Milk)

Directions:

In case you’re not sure what you should be looking for, below you see the plantains and “La Lechera,” Nestlé’s sweetened condensed milk sold in Mexico.

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Slice the plantains in half lengthwise, and heat vegetable oil in a large skillet set over medium-high heat until hot.

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Carefully place the plantain slices in the hot oil and fry until the underside is bright yellow and slighty golden brown, about 2 minutes or so.

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Carefully flip the slices and fry the other side until yellow and golden brown, another 2 to 3 minutes.

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Remove from oil and drain on a plate lined with paper towels.

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Place fried plantains on a plate and generously drizzle La Lechera over them.

Serve warm and enjoy!

Recipe Posted by Lindsay

 

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