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Air Fryer Plantains

You'll love Air Fryer Plantains as a snack, side or main course.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine African, American, Caribbean
Keyword air fryer plantains, air fryer recipes
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 124kcal


  • 1 plantain
  • 3/4 tsp oil
  • salt to taste


  • Preheat air fryer to 350F /180C
  • Peel the plantain and cut into slices and add to a bowl.
  • Gently mix in the oil and salt until plantains are coated on both sides.
  • Put half the plantain slices in the air fryer basket in a single layer.
  • Cook for 10 mins turning half way through.
  • Serve warm.


  • Air Fryer temperatures will vary. Please check on your food after a few minutes.
  • Make sure the plantain slices are not touching to allow your Air Fryer Plantains to cook evenly and allow for maximum air circulation.
  • Cook time will depend on the size of your plantains.
  • Use oil sparingly in the air fryer.
  • Add cinnamon, cardamom or nutmeg as a finishing spice. You can also change the oil to suit your dietary needs.
  • Serve warm. If making a big batch, place your cooked Air Fryer Plantains in a warm oven to keep temperature.
Weight Watchers Points
There are 5 Freestyle Points in one serving of Air Fryer Plantains.


Calories: 124kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 446mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 1010IU | Vitamin C: 16.5mg | Iron: 0.5mg