Plantains are a huge staple across tropical countries, particularly in Southeast Asia. These ripe and sweet banana-like fruits are golden-fried into crunchy fritters for quick snacks on-the-go. In this plantain recipe, you can simply recreate this street-food favorite at home using a simple beer batter and ripe plantains. Then serve it with some chocolate and caramel sauces for added sweetness!
Hawker-Style Plantain Fritters
This plantain recipe yields a plate of ripe and sweet plantains that are golden-fried intro crunchy fritters!
In a mixing bowl, sift the flour, baking powder, and salt.
Add the beaten egg and cold beer or soda water. Whisk until evenly incorporated with a few lumps in between.
Once done, dredge your plantains in cornstarch and then dip in the batter.
Preheat your oil in either a Dutch oven or deep skillet ready for deep frying. Deep fry plantains for roughly 5 to 7 minutes or until golden brown and crispy.
Drain your fried plantains onto your prepared basket lined with paper towels. Repeat until you have fried all your plantains and drained them in this manner.
Drizzle with chocolate and caramel sauces. Serve immediately with ice cream on the side.
- Sugar: 54g
- Calcium: 152mg
- Calories: 5547kcal
- Carbohydrates: 198g
- Cholesterol: 82mg
- Fat: 549g
- Fiber: 10g
- Iron: 6mg
- Monounsaturated Fat: 63g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 10g
- Potassium: 1894mg
- Protein: 15g
- Saturated Fat: 445g
- Sodium: 553mg
- Trans Fat: 1g
- Vitamin A: 4153IU
- Vitamin C: 66mg
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