Tostones


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Serves 2 | Prep Time | Cook Time

Ingredients

5 tablespoons oil for frying
1 plantain, peeled and broken into chunks
3 cups cold water
salt to taste


Heat the oil in a large skillet. Place the plantains in the oil and fry on both sides; approximately 3 minutes per side.


Remove the plantains from the pan and flatten the plantains by placing a plate over the fried plantains and pressing down.


Dip the plantains in water, then return them to the hot oil and fry 1 minute on each side. Salt to taste and serve immediately


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Notes

This is an Island staple usually as a side dish but I LOVE topping them with anything from my Tuna Tempeh, Shredded Beef,to eggplant souffle, salads & more. Try your favorite dip or topping recipe!

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