Patacones

  • 2 plantains, peeled
  • Vegetable oil
  • Sea salt
  1. In a large stock pot, heat oil to 350 degrees.
  2. Cut plantains into 2-3 inch chunks.
  3. Fry the chunks in the oil for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove from the oil and drain on paper towels.
  5. Using a tortilla maker or wrap a brick with plastic wrap.
  6. Press the plantains till they are flat.
  7. Re-fry the plantains till they are golden brown.
  8. Remove from the oil and drain.
  9. Sprinkle with sea salt.
  10. Serve the patacones with fresh salsa.