Plantain Chips (Patacones)
If sliced thinly, these are crispy chips. If thickly sliced, they have a creamy
center and make a delicious vegetable side dish.
- 3 large green plantains, pared and very thinly sliced
- Vegetable oil
- Cover plantain slices with ice water. Let stand for 30 minutes; drain. Pat
- Heat 1 to 1 1/2 inches oil to 375 degrees F. Fry 12 to 14 plantain slices
at a time, turning occasionally, until golden brown, about 2 minutes.
- Remove with slotted spoon. Drain; sprinkle with salt.