Recipe: Making Mofongo With Chef Roberto Hernandez


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!
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