Fried Plantains - How To Make Tostones

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Jul. 22, 2015

See how to make tostones (fried plantains) with this video recipe! Top them with salsas or meat and cheese for a hearty appetizer or light meal.


Plantain 2 , peeled, cut into 1 inch slices (green or yellow)
Oil 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Salt To Taste
Serving sauce 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)



1.Heat oil for 350F and fry the plantain slices until golden brown.

2.Transfer to flat surface and press using tostonera.

3.Fry again until very crisp and browned.

4.Drain excess oil using paper towels.

5.Top with pico de gallo or chili sauce.


6.Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 4