Description Edit

Tostones taste like plantain chips but are thicker and softer. (Step#5 is optional, but always use a pinch of salt on each toston)

Ingredients Edit

Directions Edit

  1. Peel the plantains and cut into 1 inch thick slices.
  2. In a deep frying pan heat the oil and fry the plantains till golden brown.
  3. Flatten the plantains using the bottom of a flat-bottomed glass bottle.
  4. Fry the plantains again for 30 seconds on each side.
  5. Mix the water, a pinch of salt and the mashed garlic.
  6. Stir and pour over the plantains. Serve immediately.
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