Mofongo Stuffing

Servings: 16 serving



Set a large skillet over medium heat. Add oil. Heat to 350 degrees, using a hot-oil thermometer to monitor temperature. Working in, fry plantains, rotating , until golden, 6-7 minutes. Use a slotted spoon to transfer a paper towel-lined plate. Use a large mortar and pestle or a fork to smash plantains, cracklings and garlic until somewhat smooth. Mash in cilantro and salt to taste. 15 minutes before turkey has finished cooking, fill inner cavity with mofongo stuffing and a ladleful of pan juices. Once turkey and stuffing are done cooking, transfer stuffing to a serving dish. Serve with: Pavochón Avocado & Papaya Salad