Ingredients needed for Egg-Fried-Plantain:
1 medium to large size green, yet ripe, plantain
1 large egg
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/2 – 1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup of vegetable oil for frying
Materials needed to prepare Egg-Fried-Plantain:
1 large frying pan
1 plastic container with lid to prepare the plantain
1 plastic container to store the plantain
1 plastic spatula to turn the plantain over
1 fork to beat the egg
1 bowl to mix the egg
1 – 2 paper towels to absorb the oil from frying
Preparation method for Egg-Fried-Plantain:
1) Peel the plantain.
2) Cut the plantain into thin slices (they can be thicker if you desire)
3) Take the egg and beat it in a bowl.
4) Mix the flour and the salt and then put it into the container with the lid.
5) Put the oil into the frying pan and heat it up on medium.
6) Now put the plantain into the beaten egg mix and get the plantain covered with the egg mix.
7) Next, remove the plantain from the egg mix and put the egg into the bowl with the flour.
8) Put the lid on the bowl once the plantain is in the bowl with the flour and shake well.
9) Once the plantain is covered with the flour mix, take the plantain pieces to the stove and add them into the oil, one by one until all the pieces are added to the frying pan.
10) Turn the heat up from medium to about 7 while the plantain is frying.
11) After 2-5 minutes check if the plantain is golden brown on the bottom and then turn the plantain around to fry on the other side.
12) Put 1-2 pieces of paper towel into the other bowl.
12) After both sides are golden brown put the plantain pieces into the other bowl with the paper towels.
13) Let the plantain cool a few minutes and then you are ready to eat them.
One plantain serves about 2 people.
The fried plantain are very popular with my teenagers and they are very choosy about what they eat.
- Plantains are rich in carbohydrates, potassium, magnesium, vitamin A and vitamin B-6. When the plantain are fried they are also high in fat due to the frying process. For more information about the nutrients in plantain I have listed a link: Livestrong Website: Fried Plantain Nutrition