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Air Fryer Tostones (Whole30, Paleo)

Course Appetizer
Keyword air fried tostones, air fryer, air fryer tostones, green plantains, paleo, patacones, tostones, whole30
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 4 green plantains
  • avocado oil
  • kosher salt


  1. Cut off ends of green plantains.

  2. Carefully use your knife to score the skin of the plantain then peel off the skin.

  3. Cut the plantain into 1 inch coins.

  4. Toss the plantains in enough avocado oil to coat.

  5. Line your air fryer with the plantains in a single layer.

  6. Air fry at 400F for 5-6 minutes.

  7. Remove plantains, then flatten with something with a flat surface (bottom of a cup, plate, bowl, or small skillet).

  8. Toss the flatten plantains with more avocado oil and kosher salt.

  9. Place the flatten plantains back into the air fryer in a single layer (you may have to cook in batches) and air fry for 5 minutes at 400F.

  10. Flip the tostones and then air fry for an additional 4-5 minutes at 400F or until golden brown.

  11. Serve tostones immediately!