How To Make Tostones (Twice Air Fried Plantains)
This tostones recipe is also known as fried green plantains. Cooked in an ait-fryer, this tostones recipe is healthier and easy to make too.
- 1large green plantain,ends trimmed and peeled, 6 ounces after
- olive oil spray
- 1tspkosher salt
- ¾tspgarlic powder
With a sharp knife, cut a slit along the length of the plantain skin. Cut the plantain into 1-inch pieces having 8 in total.
In a small bowl, combine the water with salt and garlic powder.
Preheat the air fryer to 400 degrees F.
When ready, spritz the plantain with olive oil and cook for 6 minutes.
Remove from the air fryer and while they are hot, mash them with a tostonera or the bottom of a jar or measuring cup to flatten.
Dip them in the seasoned water and set aside.
Preheat the air fryer to 400 degrees F once again and cook in batches for 5 minutes on each side while spraying both sides of the plantains with olive oil.
When done, give them another spritz of oil and season with salt. Eat right away.
- Calories: 180.12kcal
- Fat: 4.92g
- Saturated Fat: 0.78g
- Monounsaturated Fat: 3.32g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.55g
- Carbohydrates: 36.52g
- Fiber: 2.68g
- Sugar: 16.81g
- Protein: 1.65g
- Sodium: 548.90mg
- Calcium: 8.21mg
- Potassium: 572.28mg
- Iron: 0.77mg
- Vitamin A: 62.65µg
- Vitamin C: 20.60mg
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