Tostones con Mojo (Fried Plantains w/ dipping sauce)

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Total Time
15 mins
10 mins

Typical Puerto Rican side dish. Goes great with any meat or poultry. You can try different dipping sauces.

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  1. In a skillet heat 1/2 cup of oil.
  2. Peel skin off plantain by making a surface cut lengthwise and peeling to the sides (plantains can be tricky to peel).
  3. Cut the plaintain in diagonal wheels about 1/2 inch thick.
  4. Make sure oil is sizzling, fry plantains turning once for about 5 minutes (2-1/2 minutes each side).
  5. Remove plaintains from oil.
  6. Pat dry plantains, flatten each wheel (use a piece of wax paper folded for thickness) and sprinkle with Adobo or salt.
  7. Refry plantains until golden and crispy.
  8. For the"Mojo" combine ketchup and mayonnaise together in a small dish.
  9. Serve plantains hot.
  10. Makes a great side dish.