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Air Fryer Sweet Plantains

Air Fryer Sweet Plantains

Sweet, slightly crispy, and mouthwatering, these air fryer sweet plantains are great as a snack or a side dish.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Appetizers and Snacks, Side Dish
Cuisine Caribbean
Servings 4
Calories 122 kcal


  • 2 Yellow Plantains ripe
  • 1 1/2 tsp Oil olive oil, avocado, or grapeseed oil
  • Salt to taste and optional


  • First, rinse the plantains and dry them. Slice ripe plantains into ½-inch thick diagonal slices. Be sure all the plantains' slices are the same size and thickness for even air frying.
  • Place the sliced plantains into a bowl and drizzle with the oil. Gently toss until evenly coated.
  • Place the plantains in the air fryer basket in a single layer. You may need to do two batches, depending on the size of your air fryer and the number of plantains you are using.
  • Finally, cook the plantains at 375 F for 5 minutes. Halfway through cooking time, flip plantains over, and continue cooking until browned and thoroughly cooked.
  • Remove and serve as a snack or side dish.


  • This recipe is for sweet plantains and not green plantains or bananas.
  • The cooking time will vary depending on the number of plantains used for your recipe, the thickness of the slices, and your air fryer features.
  • No need to boil the plantains before air frying.
  • There's no need to add sugar, the plantains are sweet.
  • Serve this dish as a snack or side dish.
  • Sweet plantains are delicious and addictive. Always make more. 


Calories: 122kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 1gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0.1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.4gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0.01gSodium: 4mgPotassium: 436mgFiber: 2gSugar: 16gVitamin A: 1009IUVitamin C: 16mgCalcium: 3mgIron: 0.5mg

Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on the products used.

Keyword 15 minutes meal, Air Fryer recipes, Caribbean Dish, plantain recipes
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