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Wondering how to make Cuban deep-fried planains? Here's an easy recipe for tostones, a very popular side or snack prepared simply frying flattened plantains.
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- Recipe category Side
- Recipe yield 4
- Recipe cuisine Central/South American
How to Make Tostones, Cuban Fried Plantains
To prepare Cuban fried plantains (called tostones) first heat oil in a deep frying pan over medium-high heat.
Fry the plantains until golden.
Transfer to paper towels to let drain and cool.
Flatten the fried plantains using a tostonera to about 1 cm thick.
Reheat pan and fry the flattened plantains until golden on both sides.
Serve the Cuban fried plantains immediately.