Tostones Alex FlorEs


1. 3 to 4 large unripe plantains

2. about 2 cups olive or canola oil for frying


1. Peel the plantain and cut it into 1-inch chunks.

2. Heat the oil in a large skillet. Place the plantains in the oil and fry on both sides,; approximately 3 1/2 minutes per side.

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

4. 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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