Aguají (Garlicky Plantain Broth) This here my friends is the cure for hangovers you may or may not have been waiting for. And even if, like myself, you don’t partake in the imbibement of spirits, a steaming …
Fried ripe plantains go well as a side dish for almost any meal, especially if the meal involves rice, one of the most simple and delicious meals you can have is rice with a fried egg and fried plantains.
Mofongo (Fried Mashed Plantains With Pork Crackling)
Mofongo (Garlic-Flavored Mashed Plantains), concedes Aunt Clara, is a dish with a special place in the hearts and stomachs of Dominicans, but actually originates in the neighboring island of Puerto Rico.
Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until plantains turn a darker yellow; add 1 cup water to the pot, bring to a boil, and cook until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain. Mash plantains, milk, and butter together in the pot until smooth.
Tostones (Dominican Twice-Fried Plantains): without a doubt, one of our favorite side dishes. With a very crispy texture, is vastly preferred to French fries. With a very crispy texture, is vastly preferred to French fries.