Jamaican Fried Ripe Plantains Recipe


Jamaican Fried Ripe Plantains

4 firm-ripe plantains
vegetable oil (deep fried)
1 tablespoon cinnamon or nutmeg
1 Tablespoon Vanilla


  • Peel plantain by making 2 incisions on opposite sides of the plantain skin and then peel.
  • Sliced lengthwise full size, but the smaller diagonal or half slices are easier to fry.
  • Heat enough oil to cover plantain over medium heat in a large frying pan and add the sliced plantains.
  • Fry plantains until golden brown.
  • Place fried plantains on a paper towel and dry off any excess oil.
  • Sprinkle with cinnamon or nutmeg and vanilla to taste.

Serve with an ice cold fruit punch drink (none alcohol).

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