Mango Crab Avocado Tostones
Tostones, a traditional side dish made of green plantain, are also known as “Patacones”. There are several ways to add variety to this delicious staple in many Latin American and Caribbean countries – we show you how with crab, avocado, and mango!

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Cuisine: Caribbean
Recipe type: Snack, Lunch, Dinner

Ingredients
  • Fresh lump crab meat 8 Oz.
  • Ripened avocados 2
  • Ripened mangos 2
  • Lime juice 1 Tbsp
  • Small Shallot 1
  • Packet of sazon or 3 tsp of salt 1
  • Lrg. Green plantains
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salt
  • Chopped chives for garnish

Preparation
  1. In a medium bowl combine all of the crab meat ingredients and season more if needed. Set aside.
  2. Peel plantains and cut into 1-inch slices.
  3. Fill an IMUSA NON-STICK SAUTÉ PAN with about 1⁄2 inch of vegetable oil and bring to heat until it begins to shimmer.
  4. In batches, fry both sides of plantain pieces until browned.
  5. Using an IMUSA TOSTONERA, or a heavy sauce pan, flatten each plantain slice evenly. Re-fry the plantain pieces until golden brown, about 3-4 minutes. Season with salt.