Plantain Chips

Plantain Chips

Add this Latin American favorite snack food to your list of favorites in these fun-to-make munchables.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

45

Minutes

Makes

4

1/2

3
large green (unripe) plantains, peeled and very thinly sliced
Vegetable oil
Salt
  1. Cover plantain slices with iced water. Let stand 30 minutes; drain and pat dry.
  2. Heat oil (1 to 1 1/2 inches) in 3-qt saucepan to 375°F. Fry 12 to 14 plantain slices at a time in oil about 2 minutes, turning occasionally, until golden brown. Remove with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with salt.
Makes 4 1/2 cups chips
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footnote
(Total time will vary; cook or bake time is per batch.)
Did You Know...
Looking much like a banana, the plantain is sometimes referred to as a “cooking banana.” This large, firm fruit is perfect for slicing and frying.
Purchasing
Look for plantains near the bananas in the produce section of your favorite supermarket.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1/2 Cup)
  • Calories 140
    • (Calories from Fat 20 ),
  • Total Fat 2 g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 790 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 32 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2 g,
  • Protein 1 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.