Twice-Fried Plantains

Preparation info
  • Makes about 30 ; Serves

    4 to 8

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Eating Cuban

By Beverly Cox and Martin Jacobs

Published 2006

  • About

Two of our favorite places in Cuba for eating tostones are El Buganvil, on the outskirts of Havana, which serves fried plantain cups as tostones rellenos, filled with picadillo, black beans, or crab salad, and Vista Mar, a stylish restaurant located in a 1950s modern house with a great view of Havana Harbor, where the chef tops flattened, partially cooked plantain slices with small, wafer-thin rounds of raw plantain.

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