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Cinco de Mayo: Guacamole With Plantain Chips
Here we have a basic guacamole recipe paired with homemade plantain chips. Happy Cinco de Mayo!
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Guacamole Ingredients

3 haas avocados, cubed
1 medium tomato, diced
¼ cup red onion, finely chopped
1-2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 jalapeño, finely chopped
1 tablespoon cilantro, finely chopped
1 lime
1/8 teaspoon paprika
Salt and pepper to taste

Plantain Ingredients

3 green plantains
Vegetable oil for frying
Salt

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Step 1

Chop all of your ingredients.

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Step 2

In a mixing bowl, toss tomato, onion, garlic, jalapeño and cilantro.

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Step 3

Then add 2 of the avocados, zest and juice of 1 lime, paprika, salt and pepper.

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Step 4

Mash and mix. After you have achieved desired taste, fold in the third avocado. Cover and set aside.

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Step 5

In a large deep skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium heat. While oil is heating up, peel and thinly slice plantains.  

Tip: A mandoline is a perfect tool for this. If not, a very sharp knife will work as well.

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Step 6

Fry plantains until a light golden brown. You will need to do this in batches.

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Step 7

Drain on paper towels and immediately sprinkle with salt.

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Step 8

Transfer to serving platter and serve alongside chunky guacamole.

Cinco de Mayo: Guacamole With Plantain Chips

Here we have a basic guacamole recipe paired with homemade plantain chips. Happy Cinco de Mayo!

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