Fried Plantains with Mojo Seasoning

Fried Plantains with Mojo Seasoning

Fried Plantains with Mojo Seasoning

Prep Time
5 Minutes
Cook Time
10 Minutes
  • 4 tablespoons butter, unsalted

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil

  • 4 medium yellow plantains, peeled and cut into ½ inch slices

  • 2 tablespoons garlic, finely chopped

  • 2 tablespoons Aji Amarillio paste

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice

  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar

  • 1 pinch Chilli Flakes

  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cumin

  • 1/4 teaspoon Sea Salt

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Coriander Leaf


  • 1 Heat 3 tbs of the butter and 2 tbs of the oil in a large frying pan until butter has melted. Add half of the plantain slices and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until golden brown. Using tongs, transfer plantain slices to a large bowl, covering with foil to keep warm. Repeat with remaining slices.
  • 2 For the spicy mojo, heat remaining 1 tbs butter and 2 tbs oil in same pan until butter has melted. Stir in garlic, remove pan from heat and stir in remaining ingredients until well blended.
  • 3 Pour the spicy mojo over the plantains in a bowl and coarsely mash until well blended. Serve immediately.