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    Tostones, or Fried Banana. (Venezuela)

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    25 mins

    15 mins

    10 mins

    Daniel Aguilar's Note:

    I always ate this when I was a child, and now too. Is a good snack from Venezuela.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      peel the banana.
    2. 2
      cut into 2 cm cylinders.
    3. 3
      fry these cylinders until the banana is a pale yellow colour.
    4. 4
      remove from the heat.
    5. 5
      place on a non-porous surface and using a glass or a plate you squash the plantain to make circles about half a Cm. thick.
    6. 6
      Use salt to your own taste and fry until they are crispy.
    7. 7
      Serve hot with guasacaca sauce or garlic "mojo".

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 29, 2010

      I ended up with a 4-star rating, however, I made this using regular green bananas and it didn't turn out very well, they were sort of sweet and burned before they were crispy. Then I used green plantains and they were very, very good. Had them with Guasacaca Sauce (Venezuela). Thank you for posting. Made for Fall PAC '09.

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    • on April 06, 2004

      i guys its me! i loved this recipe!!! im still looking for a recipe on grilled bannana peppers so i'm gonna keep on looking.

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    • on October 27, 2002

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      I really liked this recipe- It helped me with a spanish cooking project and It makes a GREAT side dish.

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    Nutritional Facts for Tostones, or Fried Banana. (Venezuela)

    Serving Size: 1 (59 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 52.5
     
    Calories from Fat 1
    25%
    Total Fat 0.1 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 0.5 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 13.4 g
    4%
    Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
    6%
    Sugars 7.2 g
    28%
    Protein 0.6 g
    1%

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