Wednesday June 19th 2019

Platanos Machos – Mexican fried Bananas

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Rating: 2.4/5 (10 votes cast)

Recipe: Platanos Machos – Mexican fried Bananas

Summary: Finish your great meal with these wonderful fried bananas. Authentic and delicious.


  • 4 semi-ripe bananas
  • 1 cup dark sugar
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • Juice of 2 oranges
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange rind
  • 1 tablespoon Grand Marnier (optional)


  1. Peel the bananas and cut them once lengthwise then half once.
  2. Heat the butter in a frying pan and fry the bananas on all sides until golden.
  3. Mix the rind, juice, Gran Marnier if you are using it and sugar together and pour this mixture over the bananas.
  4. Simmer for 10 minutes over a medium heat.
  5. Transfer the bananas to serving bowls.
  6. Combine the powdered sugar and sour cream and pour this mixture over the bananas.
  7. Serve at once.

Cooking time: 10 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: dessert

Culinary tradition: Mexican

Platanos Machos - Mexican fried Bananas, 2.4 out of 5 based on 10 ratings
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