Plantain dessert from Columbia
Recipe from Laylita


  1. 2 plantains
  2. Frying oil
  3. Salt


  1. Peel your plantains. Cut them in half and place in a pot with enough water to contain them. Bring water to a boil and cook your plantains for 25 to 35 minutes. Remove pot from heat, while leaving your plantains in the water

  2. Cut each plantain into thick pieces and flatten gently with either a mortar and pestle or the bottom of a glass

  3. Sprinkle plantains with a tiny amount of salt or other seasonings

  4. Put oil in a frying pan and heat on high. Cook the plantains until golden in color, which usually takes 2 minutes on each side

  5. Place your patacones on a paper towel to drain the oil

  6. Enjoy!

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