Plantains are a member of the banana family and look like large bananas. They are hard and they contain iron when green, and they can be used much like a potato. They turn yellow, and then black, as they ripen. Plantain chips is a yummy way to fix them. Plantain chips is a crunchy snack made with ripe or unripe plantain or a combination of the two.
Baked Plantain Chips might be the best snack ever – crispy and crunchy just like a chip, but baked, not fried; its a healthy and sweet alternative to potato chips. Plantain chips are just what we want in a snack, and this baked version is one we could happily munch on practically every day. The key to the perfect crunch? It’s all about picking the right plantains and a super thin slice.
A major health benefit of eating oven-baked chips is its healthy fat content. Oven-baked chips is known to contain less fat as compared with the deep fried plantain chips.
- Plantain (ripe or unripe)
- Onion powder
- Ground ginger
- Little groundnut oil
If you are looking for a similar healthy snack recipe you should try the oven baked plantain chips recipe. Easy to make, big on taste and healthy too.
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The recipe below is for one plantain which is all you can really fit on one baking sheet. If you want to do several batches, feel free to double or triple the recipe.
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