Tostones Recipe

3- green plantains or platanos
3- cups water
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon garlic salt
1- cup vegetable or canola oil

Peel the plantains long way. Cut them diagonally 1″ thick. In a vase with water and salt dip the plantains for 15 minutes. In a frying pan heat the oil on medium high and fry the plantains for 3 1/2 minutes each side. Remove from heat and smash the plantains and dip them again in salt water. Place them in the oil and cook until crisp or brownish. Set them on a paper towel covered plate. Serve immediately. Serves around 12 tostones

*Tostones Sauce optional

1 tablespoon tabasco sauce
1 tablespoon ketchup
1 mince garlic
1 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon olive oil
salt to taste

*Tostones is the number one side dish in Puerto Rico. This is my family recipe!


One thought on “Tostones Recipe”

  1. SONIA!!! I am craving your tostones. I can’t believe my kitchen is not finished!!! I want to make them right now!!!! There are no tostones that can compare to yours!!


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