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Puerto Rican Tostones

Ingredients

1 large, green plantain, peeled and cut into diagonal slices 1/2 inch thick
salted water
vegetable oil for frying
salt

These are green plantain strips that are commonly served in Latin American Countries.

 

  • Soak the plantain slices for at least 30 minutes in the salted water.
  • Drain and dry with paper towels.
  • Heat 2 tbs of oil in a heavy frying pan and saute’ the plantain pieces until tender, but do not let them get crusty on the outside. Drain on paper towels.
  • Lay a sheet of waxed paper over the plantain slices and flatten evenly by pressing until about half as thick as before.
  • Dip the pressed Plantain in salted water and fry until crust and golden brown on each side.
  • Drain on paper towels, salt lightly and serve.

Servings

2

Prep

30 min

Cook

10 min

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Skill Level

Easy