828. Curaçao’s Fried Plantains

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1. Stop by the Floating Market in Punda.

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

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3. Cut off the ends and remove the peel.

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4. Slice at an angle, like so.

 

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5. Fry in hot vegetable oil.

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

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7. Yummy yummy in your tummy.

 

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