Tortas De Platano (Plantain Fritters)

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Josiemex

An easy and cheap way to make a good dinner. This is a great recipe from my lovely mother-in-law who lives in Mexico. Gracias Suegra.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. wash bananas, leaving peels on.
  2. place bananas in a large pot filled with water.
  3. boil bananas until soft (peels will open just like whole potatoes) about 15-20.
  4. pour out water and let bananas cool.
  5. peel bananas and mash them with 1 egg.
  6. if mixture looks too runny, add bread crumbs.
  7. form 1/2 inch patties (adding chunks of queso fresco in the middle if desired).
  8. put oil in a frying pan, using enough to cover the bottom.
  9. fry banana patties in the oil-approx 5-8 minutes each side, depending on how crispy you want them.
  10. serve topped with sour cream and white rice or even with a side of refried beans.

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