Yield
8 to 10 servings

In Cuba these treats are called mariquitas. Make these a day ahead, and store them in an airtight container.

How to Make It

Step 1

Combine salt and lime rind; set aside.

Step 2

Pour oil to depth of 2 inches into a large Dutch oven; heat to 360°.

Step 3

Peel plantains; slice plantains lengthwise very thinly, using a mandoline.

Step 4

Fry plantain strips, 4 or 5 at a time, 30 seconds on each side or until golden. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle immediately with salt mixture.

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