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Recipe Tags:

Bananas | Chicharrones | Dessert | Pork Rinds | Side Dish

Prep Time:

20 minutes



This traditional and popular Puerto Rican dish is made with fried green plantains and crushed pork rinds, making it a delicious side dish.



    • 1 bag Southern Recipe Pork Rinds, crushed
    • 4 green plantains or green bananas
    • 6 minced garlic cloves
    • 1 cup chicken broth
    • 1 slice of bacon, cooked and crumbled
    • 2 Tbsp olive oil


Peel plantains under running water and cut into slices.

Heat oil to350°F. in a deep fryer or frying pan.

Add sliced plantains and fry for 7 minutes. Remove and drain on a paper towel.

In a medium bowl, add garlic, fried plantains, cooked bacon, olive oil and crushed pork rinds. Mash until combined. Add chicken broth to make a sticky mixture.

Spoon the mixture into 6-inch balls and top with more pork rinds.

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