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Fried Plantains (Tostonos De Platanos) - 2c


3 cups water
3 green plantains; peeled and cut dia,
-- 1 inch
1 slice
3 garlic; chopped
3 teaspoons salt
vegetable oil for deep frying

In large bowl, combine water, plantains, garlic and 2 3/4 teaspoons salt. Let stand 15 minutes. Drain plantains well, reserving liquid. Dry plantains on paper towels. In large skillet, heat 1/2" oil until deep-fat thermometer registers 375 degrees. Add plantains and fry 7 minutes. Drain plantains on paper towels. When cool enough to handle, use palm of hand to flatten plantains to 1/4" thickness. Dip plantains in reserved liquid and dry on paper towels. Refry plantains in hot oil until crisp and golden; drain on paper towels. Lightly sprinkle remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt over plantains and serve hot. NOTES : A staple of the Hispanic diet, the starchy green bananas known as plantains are often deep-fried and served as an appetizer. Contributor: Country Living magazine, 11/97 Preparation Time: 0:00 =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- To unsubscribe, visit =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Delivered-To: Resent-Date: Wed, 3 Mar 1999 08:42:28 -0700 X-Sender: X-Mailer: QUALCOMM Windows Eudora Pro Version 4.1 Date: Wed, 03 Mar 1999 09:42:07 -0600 To: From: Lloyd Subject: Plantains #3 Resent-From: Reply-To: X-Mailing-List: archive/latest/49490 X-Loop: Resent-Sender: Kurt, I decided to send them on the list. I will have to break them down to 5 or 6 messages but the list hasn't been too busy lately anyhow. I thought some others might like them. NYC-Meal Master will import directly into MC so that should be no problem. There are some duplicate names but not exactly the same recipe so look before you delete any dups. Hope you enjoy them. Lloyd Posted to the BBQ Mailing List by Lloyd on Mar 03, 1999, converted by MC_Buster. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Yield: 6 servings

Preparation Time: 0:00

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