828. Banana Hasá (Fried Plantains)

1. Stop by the Floating Market in Punda.

1. Stop by the Floating Market in Punda.

Locate the ripest plantains you can find. The darker the skin, the sweeter the taste!

2. Find ripe plantains. The darker the skin, the sweeter the taste!

3. Cut off the ends and remove the peel.

3. Cut off the ends and remove the peel.

4. Slice at an angle, like so.

4. Slice at an angle, like so.

 

5. Fry in hot vegetable oil.

5. Fry in hot vegetable oil.

6. Don't forget the other side! The longer you fry, the darker (more caramelized) your plantains will get.

6. The longer you fry, the darker and sweeter (more caramelized). Then remove from oil and drain on paper towel.

7. Taaah daah!

7. Yummy yummy in your tummy.

 

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