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Fried Plantains With Tropical Salsa



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    Fried Plantains with Roast Pork and Mango Salsa

    1 each, plantain, peeled and sliced into ½ thick slices
    Vegetable oil for frying
    Adobo or salt and pepper to season

    Heat deep fryer to 350°F. Add plantains, only a few at a time, splashing away from you, and cook until slightly softened and a light golden brown.

    Drain on paper towels.
    Let cool slightly, and flatten with your with a plate until about a quarter-inch thick.
    Fry a second time until a medium golden.
    Drain on paper towels, season with Adobo.
    Top with mayonnaise sauce, fruit salsa and sour cream and enjoy!
    Mayonnaise Sauce:
    ½ cup mayonnaise
    2 tbsp. ketchup
    To taste hot sauce
     Whisk together and use to top fried plantains.
    Tropical Fruit Salsa:
    1 cup mango, papaya, pineapple, banana, any mix-peeled and ¼-inch, diced
    1 tsp. Jalapeno pepper-finely minced
    ¼ cup red bell pepper, finely chopped
    2 tbsp. red onion, small diced
    1 tbsp. fresh cilantro, chopped
    2 tbsp. fresh lime juice
    2 tsp. soy sauce
    Combine all ingredients in bowl. Use to garnish fried plantains.