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Deep-Fried Plantain

  Green plantain 500 Gram
  Ice water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Peanut oil 2 Cup (32 tbs), heated to 365 degree f (For Deep Frying)
  Salt To Taste

Peel plantain; reserve the skin.
Slice the plantain on the slant in 2 1/2 inch pieces.
Soak in water.
Without draining, drop a few pieces of plantain into the oil.
Fry for 2 minutes.
Remove, using a spoon with a long handle.
Repeat until all pieces are fried.
Place a fried plantain piece inside the reserved skin.
Press between the palms of the hands to flatten the fried plantain; the edges will be jagged.
Remove from skin and deep fry again until golden brown.
Flatten and refry all pieces.
Drain on absorbent paper.
Sprinkle with salt and serve hot.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1005 Calories from Fat 411

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 47 g71.6%

Saturated Fat 8.3 g41.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 414.8 mg17.3%

Total Carbohydrates 159 g53.1%

Dietary Fiber 11.5 g46%

Sugars 75 g

Protein 7 g13%

Vitamin A 112.7% Vitamin C 153.3%

Calcium 2.2% Iron 16.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Deep-Fried Plantain Recipe