Fried Plantain Slices with Pickled Onion


Fried plantain slices with pickled onion. 

Fried plantain slices with pickled onion

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: pickled onions are among the most versatile ingredients in my kitchen. That being said, I admit I never would have thought to pair them with fried plantains had I not read about the recipe in chef Lorena García‘s book New Taco Classics.

plantain slices to makeFried plantain slices with pickled onion - SAVOIR FAIRE by enrilemoineEver since I tried this combination, I never fail to pair any plantains that I fry with with pickled onion.Fried plantain slices to make the with pickled onionThey’re best served during a Venezuelan brunch, sharing the table with arepas, black beans, and perico.Fried plantain slicesThey also give a nice touch to the classic pabellón criollo (shredded beef, black beans, white rice, and fried plantain slices).Fried plantain slices with pickled onionAs a fried plantain die-hard, I often find myself eating an entire plantain, cut in slices, fried in coconut oil, and paired with pickled onions for dinner. What can I say, it’s addicting!Fried plantain slices with pickled onion
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Fried Plantain Slices with Pickled Onion

Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 2 plantains
  • 4 tablespoons of coconut oil
  • ½ cup of pickled onion


  • Peel the plantains and cut them in two and then slice lengthwise.
  • Melt the coconut oil in a pan over medium heat.
  • Fry the plantain slices until golden brown on both sides.
  • Drain the fried plantain slice on absorbent paper towels.
  • Serve and top them with pickled onion.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican, Venezuelan
Author: Chef Lorena García

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