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Tostones with cilantro sauce, or fried green plantains

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Serves 4 Servings
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Serves 4 Servings
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Ingredients

For the fried green plantains:
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cup whole plantains peeled and cut in 1/2-inch rounds
  • For the cilantro sauce:
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cup whole plantains peeled and cut in 1/2-inch rounds
  • 2 clove garlic, whole
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • 2 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • Preparation

    Baking Directions:

    Make sure you have the following equipment on hand: cutting board; blender; frying pan; perforated spoon.

    To make the fried green plantains:Heat the oil in a large skillet.

    Place the plantains in the oil and fry on both sides, approximately 3.5 minutes per side.

    Remove the plantains from the pan and flatten them by placing a plate over the fried plantains and pressing down.

    Return plantains to the hot oil and fry 1 minute on each side.

    Salt to taste and serve immediately.

    To make the cilantro sauce:Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until consistency is smooth.