BY Recipe: Plantain chips can work for kids, vegans, and vegetarians. No cooking experience is required.
Servings: 4. Cooking Time: 30-35 minutes.
What you need
- 30-35 minutes,
- Oven, stove, or microwave.
- Two large stacks of yellow plantains,
- Olive oil (optional for vegans).
- 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.
- 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).
- Preheat the frypan for a few seconds,
- Add two cups of oil,
- Lower the heat, and transfer the cut plantains to the pan.
- After a few minutes, flip them over,
- Repeat the process,
- Your meal is ready (see the photo below).
- Serve with soda or water.
Feel free to share the recipe with your personal chef and friends.
- Follow step one above,
- Preheat the oven to 375 degrees,
- Place your cut or whole plantains in the pan,
- Bake the sliced or whole plantain for about 25 minutes.
- Bake for about 10 minutes.
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)."