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"Maduros," or sautéed sweet plaintains, are a common side in the Caribbean and parts of Latin America. They can also be served as a dessert.

Recipe by Cooking Light September 2006


Credit: Randy Mayor; Styling: Jan Gautro

Recipe Summary

12 servings (serving size: about 1/3 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine first 3 ingredients in a large bowl; toss well.

  • Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add plantains; sauté 5 minutes or until browned and tender.

Chef's Notes

Use plantains with completely black skins, which indicate that they are fully ripe.

Nutrition Facts

134 calories; calories from fat 12%; fat 1.8g; saturated fat 1g; mono fat 0.4g; poly fat 0.1g; protein 1.2g; carbohydrates 31.7g; fiber 2.1g; cholesterol 4mg; iron 0.5mg; sodium 62mg; calcium 3mg.