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Tostones Recipe

Tostones are a tasty snack alternative to potato chips.

Course Snack
Cuisine latin american
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 218 kcal
Author Carissa

Ingredients

  • 2 green plantains peeled and sliced
  • 1/3 -1/2 cup of vegetable oil
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Heat cast iron skillet over medium heat and add oil.
  2. Once oil is hot add the plantains but don't crowd the pan.
  3. Fry for a bout a minute on each side.
  4. Transfer to a paper towel lined baking sheet and flatten each slice with a bowl.
  5. Return slices to frying pan and continue frying on each side until browned and crisp.
  6. Drain on paper towel lined plate and season with salt.
  7. Repeat process with the remaining plantain slices.
  8. Serve.
Nutrition Facts
Tostones Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 218
% Daily Value*
Sodium 7mg0%
Potassium 893mg26%
Carbohydrates 57g19%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 26g29%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 2015IU40%
Vitamin C 32.9mg40%
Calcium 5mg1%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.