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Tostones are crispy fried plantains. A plantain is a very firm banana. Serve as a side dish with your meal or as an appetizer.

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
2
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Ingredients

2
Original recipe yields 2 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Peel plantain and cut into 1-inch slices. Fill a bowl with 3 cups cold water.

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  • Heat oil in a large deep skillet over medium-high heat; add plantain slices in an even layer and fry on both sides until golden brown, about 3 1/2 minutes per side. Set skillet aside.

  • Transfer plantain slices to a chopping board; flatten each one by placing a small plate on top and pressing down. Dip plantain slices in the cold water.

  • Reheat oil in the skillet over medium heat; cook plantain slices for 1 minute on each side. Season to taste with salt and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

136 calories; protein 1.2g; carbohydrates 28.5g; fat 3.3g; sodium 14.2mg. Full Nutrition
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