In the mood for some plantain? You’re in the right place. In this article, we’ll break down how to fry plantain, Jamaican style, and a whole lot more besides. Plantain is a staple in Caribbean and Latin American diets, and also in West and Central Africa. For good reason! There’s a whole lot you can do with this humble cousin of the banana, both in baking and cooking, and we want to get you started with a few fun recipes to try.