Puerto Rican Tostones (Fried Plantains) Recipe
- 5 tablespoons oil for frying
- 1 green plantain
- 3 cups cold water
- salt to taste
step 1: Peel the plantain and cut it into 1-inch chunks.
step 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.
step 3: Remove the plantains from the pan and flatten the plantains by placing a plate over the fried plantains and pressing down.
step 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.