Explore Latin American flavours at home with this easy recipe for skillet-cooked Plantain Chips with Jicama and Avocado Salsa.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 20 Servings
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1 cup finely chopped jicama
1/2 cup finely chopped red peppers
1 jalapeño pepper, seeded, finely chopped
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
1/4 cup Kraft Zesty Italian Dressing
1 small avocado, chopped
1 cup oil
2 green plantains, peeled, each cut into 12 slices
2 Tbsp. Kraft 100% Parmesan Grated Cheese
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How do I make it ?
Combine first 5 ingredients in medium bowl; gently stir in avocados.
Heat oil in medium skillet on medium heat. Add plantains; cook 3 min. or until tender and evenly browned, turning after 1-1/2 min. Use slotted spoon to transfer plantains to work surface; flatten to 1/4-inch thickness. (See tip.)
Return plantains, 6 at a time, to skillet; cook 1 min. on each side or until each is golden brown on both sides. Remove from skillet; drain on paper towel-covered plate. Cover to keep warm. Repeat with remaining plantains.
Sprinkle plantain chips with cheese. Serve with salsa.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
How to Easily Remove Plantain Peels
To easily remove the peels from the plantains, simply soak them in hot tap water for 10 min. Then, peel and use as directed.
How to Flatten the Cooked Plantains
Place cooked plantain slices between 2 sheets of plastic wrap; press with back of plate until flattened to desired thickness.
These plantain chips, also known as "tostones," are great served with your favourite main dish or side, such as hot cooked rice or beans.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 13 g
Saturated fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 35 mg
Carbohydrate 8 g
Fibre 1 g
Sugars 3 g
Protein 1 g
20 servings, 1/20 recipe (35 g) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.