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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 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Latin American
Servings 6 servings


  • 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.


Nutritional Information Per Serving (% based upon daily values): Calories 107, Total Fat: 4g, 6%; Saturated Fat: 3g, 12.5%; Cholesterol: 10mg, 3.5%; Sodium: 101mg, 4%; Total Carbohydrate: 19g, 6.5%; Dietary Fiber: 2g, 5.5%; Sugar: 9g; Protein: 1g
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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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