Quick Plantain and Mango Salsa Plate

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Servings: 8
Prep Time: 5 min
Cook Time: 10 min
Difficulty: Easy

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1 mango, small diced
1 jalapeno, diced
3 tablespoons freshly chopped cilantro leaves
1 red pepper, diced
1/2 red onion, diced
3 cups vegetable oil
3 ripe plantains, peeled and sliced





In a bowl, add mango, jalapeno, cilantro, red pepper and red onion. Mix together. Set aside.

In a large heavy saucepan, add the oil and heat to 365 degrees F. Carefully place plantains into pan. Fry until golden brown, about 3 to 4 minutes. With a slotted spoon, remove plantains, season with salt, and let cool. When ready to serve, add mango salsa to “plantain chip”.

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By Raynell Aka on September 30, 2013


I add two tablespoons lime juice and one tablespoon lemon juice to the salsa recipe I make. A little salt and pepper, too. The juices keep the mango from turning brown.

By Dee Jordan on February 01, 2011

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