Fried Plantains with Cinnamon Sugar
Cinnamon and sugar transforms plantain chips into a great snack or dessert.
Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes

Approximately 2 cups Mazola® Corn Oil
2 to 3 firm, ripe plantains
1 teaspoon Spice Islands® Ground Saigon Cinnamon
2 tablespoons sugar

Heat oil to 350°F in a deep fryer or large deep skillet.

While oil is heating, peel and thinly slice plantains lengthwise. or cut in long diagonal slices.

Divide slices in 2 or 3 batches to avoid overcrowding. Fry slices 3 to 4 minutes until golden. Remove using tongs and place on paper towels to drain.

Sprinkle lightly with cinnamon sugar. Turn to coat both sides. Serve immediately.

RECIPE NOTE: These crisp plantains are great as a snack and also work as a delicious garnish for ice cream.