Slice plantains at a 45 degree angle into 1 1/2" to 2 inch slices
Fry the slices in vegetable oil until soft
Take soft tostones out of oil, place on paper towel
Using a tostonera, flatten plantains and fry plantains again until crispy around the edges
Take crispy tostones out of oil, place on paper towel and lightly salt
Aside from serving as a dippable, salty-sweet treat, these plantain fritters can be shaped into cups to hold any number of other fillings.Fill with the picadillo from empanadas, with Mofongo or with cream cheese topped with a sweet mango preserves. Also, can be used as layers of tiny portions of savory pernil or salchichon and cheese.
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.