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Easy Oven-Baked Plantains Recipe (Maduros)

Oven-baked plantains that's oil-free, delicious, and easy to make!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine caribbean, Cuban, Latin, Puerto Rican
Servings 1
Calories 215 kcal


  • 1 ripe yellow plantain
  • Salt


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Line a baking tray with parchment paper.  
  • Cut off the ends of the plantains. Then, slice the plantains in the middle –  cutting only skin deep. Then remove the plantain skins.
  • Cut the plantains in ½ inch thick slices.
  • Line the plantain pieces on the tray and add a little bit of salt on each piece.
  • Roast the plantains at 400F for 15 minutes. Then, turn the slices over and cook for another 10-12 minutes.


  1. You MUST use ripe, sweet plantains. If they are black and bruised - they are perfect for maduros. 
  2. They are typically served as a side with rice, beans, yuca, or protein. 
Keyword Easy, Gluten Free, Maduros, Oil-Free, Plantains