Tostones with Garlic Sauce

There is a restaurant near me that makes Tostones with a delicious garlic sauce.  After some experimenting I made a sauce that tastes just like the restaurant.  Enjoy!!



You will need green plantains. One makes about 6-8 tostones depending on size.
oil for frying
adobo seasoning or salt for seasoning, to taste


Cut the plantains into about 1 inch thick slices. Then peel them. I find it easier to peel this way.

Place the peeled slices in a bowl of cold water with about ½ teaspoon salt. Let sit 30 minutes

Heat oil in a fry pan to 350-365 degrees.

Remove from water pat dry, Fry about 4-6 at a time, depending on the size fry pan you are using.  Fry them until they are just golden on all sides.

Remove from oil.  Place on plate with paper towel.

Using 2 pieces of wax paper, place plantain in the middle of wax paper and flatten it with a glass plate.  Careful, they will be hot.

Place the flattened plantain in the oil again until crisp and also golden brown.

when done remove from fry pan and place on a plate with paper towels to drain excess oil.

Sprinkle with salt and/or Adobo seasoning

Serve promptly for the best taste.



Add to a small sauce pan

½ teaspoon fresh minces garlic, plus a dash of garlic powder

1 can tomato sauce

Salt & pepper to taste

½ teaspoon oil

Simmer until warm. Serve with tostones.



2 thoughts on “Tostones with Garlic Sauce

  1. What a delicious treat that I really want to try! Thanks so much for sharing your post with us at Full Plate Thursday this week. Hope you will come back and visit us again real soon!
    Miz Helen

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