Tostones

Photo by Chanel R.

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 2

    cups corn oil

  • 3

    green plantains

  • Salt

  • Garlic powder or diced garlic

Directions

1. In a fryer (or deep heavy skillet) heat the oil until it is very hot but not smoking. 2. Peel the plantains and cut in 1 inch diagonal slices. 3. Drop the plantain slices in the fryer and brown on all sides (about 3 mintues). 4. Remove the plantains and dry on paper towels. 5. Use a tostonera (or two pieces of wax paper) to mash each piece into 1/4 inch thick. 6. Fry again until golden brown and crispy (about 3 minutes). 7. Remove and dry on paper towels. 8. Sprinkle on salt and garlic powder/diced sauteed garlic.

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