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Colombia Fried Plantains (Tajadas de Plantano)

Colombians love their plantains, you will see why!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Colombia
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 344kcal
Author International Cuisine


  • 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.


Calories: 344kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 447mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 1009IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1mg