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Mini Stuffed Patacones

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer
Servings 2 people


  • 1 package F. Menard Bacon Rounds
  • 2 yellow plantains
  • 2 cups olive oil
  • 1 cup cooked ground beef & pork medley
  • 1 cup cooked crispy shrimp
  • 1 tbs maple


  • Heat the olive oil in a large non-stick skillet
  • Peel the plantains and cut them in pieces. For one plantain, you can get approx 6 pieces.
  • Fry the plantains in the olive oil for about 5 minutes and remove them
  • Cook your F. Menard bacon rounds in the oven, and as soon as they're ready, pour the tbsp of maple on top
  • Using a lemon juice presser, cover it with a plastic compostable bag and pour on top your fried plantain piece. Press it until it is smash and you form a little plantain cup
  • Fry again your pressed banana cups in the hot oil until they're crispy and golden
  • Remove the oil excess and fill your mini patacones with your favourite options: cheese, pork & beef or shrimp
  • Top your mini patacones with your warm bacon rounds and enjoy!