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Pan-Fried Plantains

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Pan-Fried Plantains

Pan-Fried Plantains

Jessica Braider
This side dish will transport you to a tropical paradise.
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Latin American
Servings 6 servings
Calories 107 kcal


  • 2 ripe plantains sliced
  • 2 Tbsp. butter or margarine
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon or to taste
  • ¼ tsp. coarse salt or to taste


  • Heat a cast iron or other heavy skillet over medium heat.
  • When it is hot, melt the butter and when the butter is melted, add the plantains in a single layer.
  • Season the tops with a sprinkle of cinnamon.
  • Cook for 3 – 4 minutes without moving them until they are golden brown on the bottoms.
  • Flip them, season them again with cinnamon and coarse salt, and cook for 2 – 3 minutes until they are browned on the bottoms, too. Serve immediately.


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Calories: 107kcalCarbohydrates: 19gProtein: 1gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 101mgFiber: 2gSugar: 9g
Keyword 30 Minutes (or less) Meals, Dairy-Free, Fall, Gluten-Free, Kosher, Nut-Free, Side Dish, Spring, Summer, Vegan, Vegetarian, Winter
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