Crispy plantain fritters
Time to make: 15 mins
(at time of publication)
Nutrition Info.(per serve)
- 4 green plantains
- 2 spring onions, finely chopped
- 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 1g
Dietary fibre 3g
1 Chop ends off plantains. Peel skin with a potato peeler. Grate plantains using a cheese grater, then place in a bowl of salted water to help bind plantains and prevent browning.
2 Squeeze excess water from grated plantains. Combine with spring onions and garlic.
3 Heat oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Drop tablespoonfuls of mixture in pan. Cook for about 4 minutes on each side. Transfer to a plate lined with a paper towel. Serve warm with dipping sauce or as a side dish instead of potatoes.
If you can’t find plantains in your supermarket, make fritters using starchy potatoes, and add an egg to the mix to bind them together.
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