Dive into the world of Latin American flavors with our Patacones recipe. These golden, double-fried plantains offer an irresistible crunch that will elevate your snack game to new heights.
Gather the essentials for Patacones perfection:
Green plantains (2 pieces / 800 g)
Vegetable oil (for frying)
Salt (to taste)
Crafting Patacones is a straightforward process
Peel and Slice:
Peel the plantains and cut them into thick slices.
Fry Initial Rounds:
In a skillet, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat. Fry the plantain slices until lightly golden. Remove and flatten each slice.
Double Fry for Crispiness:
Return the flattened plantains to the hot oil. Fry until they achieve a deep golden color and crispy texture.
Season to Perfection:
Sprinkle salt over the freshly fried Patacones for that perfect savory touch.
Serve these Patacones as a snack or side dish, pairing them with your favorite dipping sauce or enjoying them on their own for a delightful crunch.
Patacones, with their double-fried goodness and savory flair, are a delightful addition to your culinary repertoire. Get ready to savor the crunch!