They’re seriously my favorite food. That’s so fascinating! Then, you can’t flip them too early or they’ll fall apart, similar to flipping an egg too early. If served at breakfast plantain fritters is eaten with scrambled egg. We also have tortas de verde, boil the green plantains, smash them, add butter, salt, make them like balls and inside of them put cheese, then make them a little flat like an arepa. I really want to try this. I LOVE this recipe. There are awesome plantain tortilla recipes out there – Google “zenbelly plantain tortillas” for my favorite! I’m an adopted Puerto Rican living in Orlando, so you know that plantains are like a food group to me. Flatten the paste mix with the spoon, once the fritters start to brown reduction the heat so it won't burn. Set aside to cool, then remove and discard their peels. Using your hands, make 10 balls and fry them until they form a crispy outer layer. In a medium sized, heavy saucepan, heat the oil for frying. Plantain patties were one of the first recipes I came up with that I knew was a hit right away. You can find more of Lizet's tasty creations on her website Chipa By The Dozen. Oh my God I just love plantain. Learn how your comment data is processed. Hey Lucia, I’m sorry the recipe gave you trouble! The batter shouldn’t be runny but more like a paste. Place in a pan. You’ll need to do this step while the plantains are still hot. And they are great for making into fritters like in this recipe. Plantain fritters is a fried batter made with very ripe plantain, plain flour and flavoured with sugar, salt and spices. ★☆ Whats4eats is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites. Really delicious. Contact | This step won’t take too long. You can also subscribe without commenting. One Skillet Lemon Rosemary Chicken and Potatoes, Coconut Chapo Plantain Juice |, 3-Ingredient Sweet Plantain Cake |, Banana Ice-Cream and Apple Butter Parfait, Silky Butternut Squash & Apple Soup with Toasted Pecans, Flourless Cherry Plantain Muffins |, Quick Thai Red Curry Beef Tenderloin Skillet |, 10 Ways to Cook Plantains for the Auto-Immune Protocol, Tostones with Blender Mango Salsa |, disclosure, privacy policy, and copyright. This side dish pairs perfectly with pork and seafood, or you can use the patties to make sliders and breakfast sandwiches. Add butter, cheese, and salt. Try little diferent, instead of boiling the plantain you could fry them and then smash them, this is a little harder, in my country people use thick gloves and smash them with hands. Heat a cast iron skillet over medium heat. Going to my “It’s a Keeper!” board for sure! This was a side to marinated skirt steak. Don't subscribe I am especially nuts about “amarillos” (“yellows” as we refer to the ripe ones). Then, fry them lightly so that they are crispy on the outside with the melted cheese in the middle. Box 514599, Los Angeles, California 90051. To the kitchen! We plantain-obsessed folks have to stick together, ya know?! Otherwise, visit my Amazon page to shop my other kitchen essentials. Fry the fritters in batches until browned on both sides, about 4 to 5 minutes. Heat about 1-inch of oil a large pot or in a deep fryer to 365 to 375°F. Thank you thank you thank you. Green plantains are the best. If the plantain got too ripe i used to chuck them ,not anymore fantastic breakfasts now.