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“Last week I bought 4 very green bananas in the hopes that they would ripen while we were eating the ripe ones we had. Well they never did ripen and I didn't want to throw them out or go all the way to the store just to return such a small inexpensive item. So....I decided since they were hard like plantain I'd fry them up. Not being a fan of fried foods I would never do this unless I was at a loss...which i was. I cut them in small pieces and fried them in some light vegetable oil. I tasted one, it was very bland. I sprinkled some cinnamon sugar on them and that tasted better. My DH, who doesn't like sweet desserts thought they were good. So now I know what to do with my green bananas that won't ripen up!”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 bananas (very green)
  • 12 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon sugar (or nutmeg)


  1. Peel the bananas.
  2. Slice them into 1/2 inch pieces or whatever size you prefer.
  3. Fry in the oil until they are golden. About 10 minutes per side, though.
  4. This could take shorter or longer, depending on your stove and fry pan.
  5. Make sure they are crunchie on each side.
  6. Drain on a paper towel.
  7. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.
  8. Bon Appetit.

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