These fried ripened plantain slices are customary in most typical meals In Honduras, Venezuela and Central Colombia. They make a great takeaway food with fried chicken. In Nicaragua, tajadas are traditionally served with fried pork.

Tajadas

Ingredients:

3 ripe plantains (yellow)
Oil for frying
1 teaspoon brown sugar

Instructions:

Peel plantains and cut in half. Then slice in strips lengthwise.

Heat oil. Fry strips in hot oil a few at a time, turning occasionally until nicely browned.

When taken out of the oil, sprinkle with brown sugar. Serve hot.

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