Recipe: Plantain chips

Bassey BY
BY Recipe: Plantain chips can work for kids, vegans, and vegetarians. No cooking experience is required.
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Servings: 4. Cooking Time: 30-35 minutes.

What you need

  • 30-35 minutes,
  • Oven, stove, or microwave.

Required Ingredients

Optional Ingredients

  • Olive oil or butter,
  • Salt or sugar to taste.

Plantain chips can be a good snack for kids, vegans, and vegetarians. No cooking experience is required.


Step 1.

  • Wash plantains and dry them with a paper towel,
  • Remove the skin,
  • Be creative. Slice or cut each plantain as you like (see the photo below).

Step 2.

  • Preheat the frypan for a few seconds,
  • Add two cups of oil,
  • Lower the heat, and transfer the cut plantains to the pan.

Step 3

  • After a few minutes, flip them over,
  • Repeat the process,
  • Your meal is ready (see the photo below).
  • Serve with soda or water.

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  1. Follow step one above,
  2. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees,
  3. Place your cut or whole plantains in the pan,
  4. Bake the sliced or whole plantain for about 25 minutes.


  1. Bake for about 10 minutes.

Plantain Nutrition

Plantain is 32% carbohydrates with 2% dietary fiber and 15% sugars, 1% protein, 0.4% fat, and 65% water, and supplying 510 kilojoules (122 kilocalories) of food energy in a 100-gram (3+1⁄2-ounce) reference serving (table). Raw plantain is an excellent source (20% or higher of the Daily Value, DV) of vitamin B6 (23% DV) and vitamin C (22% DV), and a good source (10–19% DV) of magnesium and potassium (table)."


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