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Deep-Fried Plantain

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  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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