Tostones
Servings Prep Time
4people 15Minutes
Cook Time
15Minutes
Servings Prep Time
4people 15Minutes
Cook Time
15Minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Cut ends off and peel plantains
  2. Slice plantains at a 45 degree angle into 1 1/2″ to 2 inch slices
  3. Fry the slices in vegetable oil until soft
  4. Take soft tostones out of oil, place on paper towel
  5. Using a tostonera, flatten plantains and fry plantains again until crispy around the edges
  6. Take crispy tostones out of oil, place on paper towel and lightly salt
Recipe Notes

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.

Nutrition Facts
Tostones
Amount Per Serving
Calories 0
% Daily Value*
Sodium 121mg 5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.