Fill pot half way with vegetable oil and turn burner on medium-high
Cut plantain length ways, then pull off peel.
Slice plantain horizontally, making sure not to angle the cut.
Cut the plantains about an inch wide.
Put slices in pot, making sure they don't overlap. Keep them in the pot for roughly three-five minutes or until they are golden.
Spoon out slices and lower the heat of the oil. Put slices in a bowl and dap with paper towel.
Take each slice and press them. A cooked plantain shouldn't break but flatten smoothly
Put plantains back in oil and let them fry again until golden. It should take about one minute.
Spoon out tostones, and dry with a paper towel. Add salt. Enjoy.
- Plantain press
- Large pot
- Vegetable oil