Mofongo Recipe

Date Added: May 5, 2010 Spanish Appetizers
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Prep Time

6 mins

Cook Time

10 mins

Ready In

16 mins



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Mofongo consists of deep fried plantains mashed and seasoned with garlic, butter, and fried pork skin. This Puerto Rician favorite is a great side dish for beef, chicken, or seafood. Mofongo is traditionally mashed with a wooden mortar and pestle.


  • 2  Each Green Plantains
  • 1
  • 1  Each Fried Pork Skin, 3" x 3" piece
  • 2
  • 2  Table Spoon(s) Butter, melted
  • 3
  • 1 ½  Table Spoon(s) Garlic, minced
  • 4
  • 1  To Taste Salt
  • 5


    1. Peel and slice your green plantains into 1" pieces
    2. Deep fry the plantains for 10 minutes
    3. Place all ingredients into a mortar to mash
    4. mash well until all ingredients are thoroughly mixed together
    5. Taste and adjust with salt, add more garlic if needed

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