Fritos maduros (Fried ripe plantains)

Fritos maduros (Fried ripe plantains)

There can’t be in the Dominican cuisine any other dish that combines so well simplicity of preparation, popularity and exotic flavor. This popular dish is popular in Cuba and Puerto Rico too, where they are known as maduros.

This is served as a side dish to lunch or dinner, another way in which we Dominicans combine sweet and savory flavors.

Fritos maduros (Fried ripe plantains)

If you are wondering why anyone would need a recipe for such a simple dish, the answer is equally simple: some people do not know this dish and we feel sorry they are missing on this delight. Don’t you agree?

Aunt Clara
Fritos maduros (Fried ripe plantains)
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Fritos maduros is one of our most popular side dishes and one you should try to prepare even if you are a beginner cook.
Serves: 6 porciones
  • 2 ripe plantains
  • ½ cup of oil for frying
  1. Peel the plantains and cut diagonally into ¼" inch (0.5 cm) slices.
  2. Deep fry the plantains over medium heat until golden brown.
  3. Serve hot.
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  • Esteban Laguna January 4, 2014, 10:19 PM

    Look forward to your recipes and information!

  • destiny February 17, 2012, 6:12 AM

    my grampz msde this it was poppin