Definition of mofongo in English:



  • A Puerto Rican dish of deep-fried green plantains mashed together with other ingredients such as pork or seafood.

    ‘shrimp mofongo with a side of seasonal sauteed veggies’
    • ‘Next came mofongo in a timbale of mashed plantains with breadfruit crisp.’
    • ‘What's the gravy with the mofongo?’
    • ‘Go with mofongo, a large fried plantain-based, garlicky mash that's the island's signature side dish.’
    • ‘This implosion is a rethinking of the structure of mofongo by pairing it with an island fruit, a variation which lightens the otherwise very starchy plaintain.’
    • ‘I'll have mofongo with chicharron and red bean sauce.’



/məˈfäNGɡō/ /məˈfɑŋɡoʊ/


American Spanish.