Green Plantain Chips

Plantain Chips

Sometimes you just need a chip to dip — in GuacamoleSalsaWhite Bean Dip. Or just to eat as is – a nice crunchy snack. Green plantains offer many health benefits. Good for gut health, regulates blood pressure and can improve and regulate your heart rate. They also offer fiber, beta-carotene, calcium and Vitamin C. So crunch away!

Ingredients

  • 6-8 unripe green plantains
  • coconut oil
  • sea salt

Instructions

  1. Peel plantains and slice very thin lengthwise with a mandolin slicer (you can also slice into thin coin shapes if you prefer)

  2. In a deep fryer or Dutch oven, heat about 3-4" of coconut oil (oil should not go further than halfway up your pot)

  3. Heat the oil to 350 degrees or until the oil sizzles when you drop in a slice of plantain

  4. Gently add about 8-10 slices at a time in the oil

  5. Cook for 3-4 minutes or until your plantain slices are golden brown

  6. Remove with a slotted spoon or frying basket and drain on a paper towel

  7. Sprinkle sea salt on the plantains while they're hot

  8. Repeat until you've fried all your plantains

One Comment

Kishore Shah.

Instead of sprinkling salt on top of fried plantains you can sprinkle salt dissolved in water on top of the plantains when ther are being fried. It will taste better. The salt water won’t splatter. Enjoy them.

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