6Ingredients
270Calories
40Minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 green plantains (wholes)
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 pound pork rinds (crisp fried)
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 1 cup chicken broth (or sancocho broth)

Directions

  1. Peel plantains. Cut into one inch slices and sprinkle with half of salt.
  2. Heat oil (350 degrees if you are using a deep fryer). Add plantain slices and fry for 10-15 minutes but do not brown. Drain on paper towel.
  3. In a mortar and pestle, crush garlic cloves and sprinkle with salt, add olive oil to the mixture, some broth and keep pounding.
  4. Crush a portion of the fried plantains slices and the pork. Add some of the garlic and olive oil mixture, some more broth and keep pounding.
  5. Spoon the mixture and shape into two inch balls. Repeat steps 3 and 4 until you use all the ingredients.
  6. Place in oven pan and keep warm until you are ready to serve.
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NutritionView more

270Calories
Sodium50%DV1200mg
Fat17%DV11g
Protein6%DV3g
Carbs15%DV44g
Fiber12%DV3g

PER SERVING *

Calories270Calories from Fat100
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat11g17%
Saturated Fat1g5%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol
Sodium1200mg50%
Potassium730mg21%
Protein3g6%
Calories from Fat100
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate44g15%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Sugars20g40%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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