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Tostones with Saltfish and Avocado | Vegan

January 25, 2021





Tostones with Saltfish and Avocado | Vegan

A savory, salty, crispy, easy meal



  • Frozen Tostones (for ease)
  • OR 2 Green Plantains
  • 8oz hot water
  • coconut oil for frying (enough for covering plantains)
  • a splash of white vinegar, sour orange or fresh lime
  • himalayan pink sea salt
  • Avocado
  • Vegan saltfish (click for recipe)


  2. Prepare tostones according to package directions
  3. OR
  4. Gather your fresh green plantains and get ready to fry!
  5. Fill a medium size bowl with 8 oz hot water
  6. Add 2 TB white vinegar, sour orange or fresh lime
  7. Add 2 tsp salt
  8. Mix well, mixture should be brine-ey
  9. Heat enough oil in pot or pan to cover plantains
  10. Cut plantains into 1-2 inch chunks
  11. Heat oil and fry plantains until lightly brown on all sides
  12. Remove and flatten with tostonera
  13. Soak the plantains in the brine water, remove and make sure there is not excess water and carefully add back to oil
  14. Recrisp the plantains
  15. Remove and drain on paper towel to remove excess oil

  16. Once removed from heat, immediately add salt while still warm
  17. Top with sliced avocado
  18. Add vegan saltfish
  19. Enjoy!

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