Crispy Garlic Tostones (Fried Green Plantains)
These crispy garlic tostones are the ultimate fried green plantains that are the perfect Latin appetizer to make with dinner!
Cuban, Hispanic, Latin, Puerto Rican
fried plantain, green plantain, tostones
of vegetable oil
garlic powder or minced garlic
Cut of the ends of the green plantains, and gently slice a vertical cut down the arch of the plantain.
Remove the skin with your hands or the back of a spoon.
Cut the plantains into 6-10 even chunks, depending on the size of the plantain. (1 inch chunks)
Fry plantains in batches for 3-5 minutes, or until plantains are a nice golden color.
Remove plantains from heat and immediate smash plantains with the back of a flat bowl or wooden spoon.
Return smashed plantains to the frying pan. Fry an additional 2-3 minutes, or until plantains are golden with a slight browning on edges.
Remove plantains from heat and sprinkle salt and garlic powder or fresh minced garlic over the plantains.
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