Tostones con Mojo (Fried Plantains w/ dipping sauce)

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Myra Roldan

Typical Puerto Rican side dish. Goes great with any meat or poultry. You can try different dipping sauces.

Top Review by Maven in the Making

Made these with my 4-year-old granddaughter (she did the "smashing"!) for a Superbowl Sunday appetizer. They were fabulous! DH said the best ever! Thanks.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a skillet heat 1/2 cup of oil.
  2. Peel skin off plantain by making a surface cut lengthwise and peeling to the sides (plantains can be tricky to peel).
  3. Cut the plaintain in diagonal wheels about 1/2 inch thick.
  4. Make sure oil is sizzling, fry plantains turning once for about 5 minutes (2-1/2 minutes each side).
  5. Remove plaintains from oil.
  6. Pat dry plantains, flatten each wheel (use a piece of wax paper folded for thickness) and sprinkle with Adobo or salt.
  7. Refry plantains until golden and crispy.
  8. For the"Mojo" combine ketchup and mayonnaise together in a small dish.
  9. Serve plantains hot.
  10. Makes a great side dish.

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