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Sweet, Fried Plantains


A plantain is a tropical fruit that is a lot like a banana, only bigger. When fried, it is a delicious, Caribbean treat. Enjoy some sweet, fried plantains during your next meal.
  • Reading Is Fundamental
  • Cultural Heritage, Math
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Minimal
  • Indoor
  • Meal

Materials: butter knife, frying pan, spatula, paper towels.

Ingredients: 3-4 ripeplantains lemon juice ground cinnamon brown sugar butter. Peel the plantains and cut into slices. Arrange slices in a single layer on a plate and sprinkle them with lemon juice, cinnamon, and brown sugar. Melt 4 tablespoons of butter in a large frying pan over medium-low heat. Place slices in a single layer in the frying pan. Fry both sides until the slices are golden. Remove from pan and place on a paper towel to cool. Then enjoy them as a mid-afternoon snack or a yummy dessert.

Sweet, Fried Plantains