Spicy Guac + Accra Style Tostones

Spicy Guac + Accra Style Tostones

Ingredient for Guacamole

  • 1 Ripe Avocado
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped red Onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh Tomatoes
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground Cilantro
  • The juice of 1/2 a Lime
  • 1 glove of Garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon of Essiespice Mango Chili Medley (Spicy or Mild) http://www.essiespice.com/shop/mango-chili-medley-spicy

Ingredients for Accra Style Tostones

  • 2 medium sized green plantains, peeled
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Essiespice Mekko Dry Rub 
  • Vegetable Oil for deep frying

Preparation for Spicy Guac

  1. Take Avocado meat out of skin and smash in a large mixing bowl, leaving some chunks for texture
  2. Add all other Guac ingredients except lime, mix and set aside
  3. You add the Lime last after you have fried your tostones and this would be ready to devour

Preparation for Accra Style Tostones

  1. Cut the peeled fresh plantains into 3/4 inch by width sections
  2. In a deep pot, pour enough vegetable oil that will cover the plantain completely when fried
  3. Allow the oil to heat up and slowly drop half of the plantain sections so the oil isn't too crowded
  4. Allow the plantains to fry for about 4-5 minutes or until they turn slightly yellow and crisp
  5. Take them out of the oil and smash lightly with a tolling pin or mug
  6. Re-Fry the smashed plantains for another 3 minutes until they are golden brown, get out of the oil and strain in some paper towels to remove excess oil
  7. Voilá you're ready to pair the Tostones with your Spicy Guac! ENJOY
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