Fried Ripe Plantains
- 3 large ripe plantains
- butter and or vegetable oil
When plantains are ripe their skins are black, but they still must be cooked before eating. Once they are cooked they are deliciously sweet.
- Cut off both ends of the plantains. Peel and halve legnthwise.
- Slice the plantain halves in halves crosswise, making 12 slices in all.
- Heat the butter and or oil in a large frying pan and saute the pieces until browned on both sides.
- Drain on paper towels and serve.