Recipe by LatinaCook
"I love plantains and I craved these all the time when I was pregnant. They are great as a side dish or appetizer. After you smash them, but before you fry them the second time, you can put them in a resealable plastic bag and freeze them for later. There's no need to defrost them but be careful when you drop them in the hot oil. You can adjust the mayonnaise to ketchup ratio to your liking and add more or less garlic."
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1 large clove
canola oil for frying
green plantains, peeled and cut into 1 1/2-inch chunks
This is very popular in Puerto Rico. Goes very well with roast pork. Dipping sauce can also be made with pressed garlic and melted butter.
Just like in my Puerto Rico!
Just the way I remember them! Mayoketchup is the best!! Just like she said, find the balance between mayo and ketchup that will work best for you. I don't measure it, just add and test until it is right for me. I love garlic so I add lots of it. Thank you, LatinaCook!
These are pretty good, in my family we ate them with refried beans and a little cheese...but the mayoketchup is a quite nice turn, thank u :)
Wow so delicious. The first time I made it perfectly. The second time I didn't have the oil hot enough. Make sure you do otherwise the oil soaks into the plantains and you've got nasty moosh.
Yes I luv them, as I'm Puerto Rican....Major side dish for me....uymmmmmm
Where have these been all my life? I love them! My wife, who doesn't like the taste or texture of banana loved them too. I made a chipotle yogurt sauce for them, so I can comment on the Mayoketchup with these, but I do like it with french fries. Bravo!
This is fabulous! My Jamaican side is ashamed that I din't know about this recipe before! I've made it several times now. I'm completely addicted.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Tostones (Twice Fried Green Plantains) with Mayo-Ketchup Dipping Sauce
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 349
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