Tostones Rellenos (Stuffed Tostones)
1 tablespoon annatto oil
1 fresh plum tomato, chopped
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1-1/2 tablespoons basic recaito
1/2 pound large shrimp, peeled, cleaned, and diced
3 green plantains
1 cup corn oil
1 Heat the annatto oil in a medium skillet. Add the remaining stuffing ingredients. Cook
over medium heat for 5 minutes, or until the shrimp turn pink. Set aside. Peel the
plantains and cut them into 1/2-inch rounds. Prepare as for Traditional Tostones.
2 Place 1 teaspoon of the shrimp mixture on a toston. Put another toston on top and
secure with a toothpick.
3 NOTE: You can also stuff the tostones with seafood salad.
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