Recipe courtesy of Roberto Guerra
Episode: Cuban Roast Pork
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Fried Green Plantains (Tostones De Platano Verde)
Total:
1 hr
Prep:
20 min
Inactive:
30 min
Cook:
10 min
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr
Prep:
20 min
Inactive:
30 min
Cook:
10 min
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Garlic Mojo:

Directions

Preheat oil in a fryer or Dutch oven to 365 degrees F. 

Peel the plantains and cut into 1-inch pieces. Place into preheated oil and fry for 5 minutes or until they begin to brown. Drain them on a paper-towel lines plate. Flatten them using a Tostonera or the bottom of a metal can and fry again at 385 degrees F for approximately 3 minutes. Drain again and sprinkle with salt and Garlic Mojo. For softer fried plantains, soak for a few minutes in salted water after the first fry, drain and fry again.

Garlic Mojo:

Chop up the garlic very thinly or crush using a mortar and pestle or food processor with the salt to form a thick paste. In a mixing bowl, combine the garlic paste and juice, and let the mixture sit at room temperature for 30 minutes or longer.

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