Puerto Rican Plantain Tostones

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Total Time
40mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
20 mins

A simple appetizer or snack. Very tasty.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Peel plantains and slice into 1 inch thick sections.
  2. Place water, salt and garlic in a large baking pan.
  3. Soak the plantain slices in the garlic mixture for 20 minutes.
  4. Pour oil in a pan set at 365 degrees.
  5. Fry plantains until they are golden brown on all sides.
  6. Flatten each plantain between sheets of wax paper with a plate or the palm of your hand.
  7. Dip flattened plantains into garlic mixture and place on a paper towl.
  8. Place plantains into the oil once again and fry until crispy and golden brown.
  9. Sprinkle with salt to taste.
  10. Serve promptly after frying for best taste.