Recipe: Making Mofongo With Chef Roberto Hernandez | NBC4 Washington

Recipe: Making Mofongo With Chef Roberto Hernandez

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    National Hispanic Heritage Month began Monday. To help us celebrate, Chef Roberto Hernandez from Mio Restaurant visited News4 us to make a fried plantain dish from Puerto Rico called mofongo.

     

    Serves two:

    • 3 green plantains (cut in half-inch rounds and fried in 350-degree frying oil til golden color)

    • 2 garlic cloves (minced and mixed with the olive oil)

    • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

    • 3-4 oz. chicken stock

    • 3 oz. pork rinds (coarsely chopped)

    • 1 oz. chives (short-cut)

    • In a mortar, smash together all the ingredients until incorporated. Serve and enjoy!