This fried plantains recipe is super simple and yes another component of the Bandeja Paisa. Made with ripe plantains these are a delicious addition to the plate. Colombians love their plantains!
When you use ripe plantains for the fried plantains recipe the result is a lovely sweetness which is perfect as a side dish.
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Colombia Fried Plantains (Tajadas de Plantano)
- 2 Large very ripe plantains
- ½ cup vegetable oil
- Peel the plantains and cut diagonal into about ½ inch thick slices.
- In a large pan, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the plantain slices to the pan, keep in a single layer, and cook about 2 minutes on each side.
- Remove the plantains with a slotted spoon and transfer to a plate lined with paper towels.
- Serve warm.