Baked Plantain Chips

 

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Step 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees, with racks in upper and lower thirds. Divide plantains between two rimmed baking sheets. Toss with oil, then arrange in a single layer on sheets. Season with salt and pepper. Bake until golden and crisp, 30 to 35 minutes, rotating sheets and flipping plantains halfway through.

Drain plantains. Arrange plantain slices in a single layer on a baking sheet and season with salt and pepper to taste. Bake until golden crisp, about 20 minutes, flipping halfway through. Drain plantains on paper towels and serve with Pico de Galloor guacamole, if desired.

Once you’ve baked your plantain chips, they’re perfect for all kinds of dips, including my garlic aioli, dairy-free spinach artichoke dip, best ever guacamole. Stir in the sliced plantain and coat it well with the spice rub. Spread the sliced pieces onto the baking sheet and bake for about 20-25 minutes, flipping it once. Most recipes tell you to slice it on the diagonal, but I like the plantain chips round.

In a small bowl, toss the plantain slices with the olive oil and seasonings. Spread in a single layer on the prepared cookie sheet. Bake until browned and crispy on both sides, 8-10 minutes per side. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Cut the ends off the plantain, cut a thin line down the length of the plantain, being careful not to cut into the flesh. Then, using the knife and your hands, remove the skin from the flesh of the plantain *. Home-baked plantain chips are prepared with a minimal amount of oil.

You control the amount of salt used in baking it, and you know your ingredients. I prefer to make my plantain chips using the bake option (rather than frying), as this is the healthier of the two. Other Ways to Cook Plantains. Baked Plantain chips are done when they start to brown around the edges.

Remove from oven and serve. Baked Plantain Chips are best served warm. You can also cool the plantain chips.

Plantains are one of the basic starches inWest Africait is very adaptable because it can either be used in preparing a savory dish, snack or dessert These chips are baked with very little oil and deliver a very satisfying toasty crunch. Baked or “oven fried” plantains are not the same as plantain chips. While chips are thin and crispy, these baked plantain slices are thick and tender.

However, they can be used for dipping in a variety of delectable sauces.

List of related literature:

This recipe also uses ripe plantains but they are rolled in fresh bread crumbs to create a crispy exterior.

“The Vegetarian Planet: 350 Big-Flavor Recipes for Out-Of-This-World Food Every Day” by Didi Emmons
from The Vegetarian Planet: 350 Big-Flavor Recipes for Out-Of-This-World Food Every Day
by Didi Emmons
Harvard Common Press, 1997

Of course, you can substitute store-bought plantain chips from the local bodega, but the addition of lime zest and the long, dramatic slices make these homemade ones far more satisfying..

“The Gourmet Cookbook: More Than 1000 Recipes” by Ruth Reichl, John Willoughby, Zanne Early Stewart
from The Gourmet Cookbook: More Than 1000 Recipes
by Ruth Reichl, John Willoughby, Zanne Early Stewart
Houghton Mifflin, 2006

Peel the plantains and place them side by side in the baking dish.

“The Diloggún: The Orishas, Proverbs, Sacrifices, and Prohibitions of Cuban Santería” by Ócha'ni Lele
from The Diloggún: The Orishas, Proverbs, Sacrifices, and Prohibitions of Cuban Santería
by Ócha’ni Lele
Inner Traditions/Bear, 2003

Cook until plantains become tender, slightly crusty, and golden, about 7 minutes.

“Fine Haitian Cuisine” by Mona Cassion Ménager
from Fine Haitian Cuisine
by Mona Cassion Ménager
Educa Vision, 2005

To maKe The planTaIn ChIpS: Heat1 to 2 inches of oil in a medium, heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium heat to 375°F. Peel the plantain, then cut it in half lengthwise.

“MasterChef: The Ultimate Cookbook” by The Contestants and Judges of MasterChef
from MasterChef: The Ultimate Cookbook
by The Contestants and Judges of MasterChef
Rodale Books, 2012

Ripe plantains are sliced length-wise or angle, dipped in batter and deep fried in vegetable oil till crispy brown.

“Edible Medicinal And Non Medicinal Plants: Volume 3, Fruits” by Lim T. K.
from Edible Medicinal And Non Medicinal Plants: Volume 3, Fruits
by Lim T. K.
Springer Netherlands, 2012

Here they are baked, but we also deep fry them; they are sold like plantain chips in white paper bags on the streets all over the country, but especially in the central to southern part.

“Secrets of Colombian Cooking” by Patricia McCausland-Gallo
from Secrets of Colombian Cooking
by Patricia McCausland-Gallo
Hippocrene Books, 2004

Fry the plantain slices for approximately 3 to 5 minutes on each side, until they just begin to brown.

“Three Guys from Miami Cook Cuban” by Glenn M. Lindgren, Raúl Musibay, Jorge G. Castillo
from Three Guys from Miami Cook Cuban
by Glenn M. Lindgren, Raúl Musibay, Jorge G. Castillo
Gibbs Smith, Publisher, 2004

They are nothing more than thinly sliced plantain slices that are deep-fried until crisp.

“Street Food around the World: An Encyclopedia of Food and Culture: An Encyclopedia of Food and Culture” by Bruce Kraig, Colleen Taylor Sen Ph.D.
from Street Food around the World: An Encyclopedia of Food and Culture: An Encyclopedia of Food and Culture
by Bruce Kraig, Colleen Taylor Sen Ph.D.
ABC-CLIO, 2013

Add plantain, cover, and cook 3–4 minutes or until golden brown, stirring once.

“The Healing Powers of Vinegar (3rd edition)” by Cal Orey
from The Healing Powers of Vinegar (3rd edition)
by Cal Orey
Kensington Books, 2008

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  • I’m making a variety of chips this weekend. I’m using coconut oil instead but I’m definitely not going to fry mine. I like the greener plantains for chips and the darkest plantains for banana bread. I’m like super excited now. We have lots to do this weekend in and out of the garden. Thanks for sharing.�� ��

  • Green plantains taste like a potato. Next time I will wait a week when I buy them to try it again. I want the chips to be sweet and not tasteless.

  • Great vegan snack. My favourite African snack too. Really had to catch up on your videos and I’m glad I have. Even tho now I’m hungry lol

  • Great healthy snack!! I will make these today! Thank you for sharing! New Friend, looking foward to more healthy dishes to help me on my weightloss journey.

  • It shocked me when you use unripe plantain �� since in here, unripe bananas are only used for savoury food. Or else, it wont be good at all. And usually it would be bitter and numb.

  • Oh wow that is amazing. I love to eat plantain chips but I never thought about making them on my own. Thanks for the recipe! Also I’ve never used that side of the grater. U taught me something new! 2 questions. What was that red and white thing in the bottom of the tray? What kind of oil is best to drizzle over the plantain before putting it in the oven?

  • Great video! Fantastic to see another black vegan from the UK, especially cooking WFPB �� makes me think I should start uploading on here again (I switched to Instagram as I found it easier to get the message out)!

    I know the struggle with those plantain chips sticking to the parchment paper; I usually let mine crisp up a little bit on the edges first, as I found they were easier to get a grip on and turn over:) keep up the positive work! Subscribed.

  • Wow you did a great job I like the way you slice it I will be trying it definitely that will be my kids neck on Monday to school thank you for sharing

  • I love your baking sheet,where did you get it from sis,I prefer this method to frying method.
    I will try it ASAP
    Thanks for sharing sis

  • I think I need to come and kidnap you and bring you to my house wow this is dope sis. I’m learning daily with your channel
    Also has to resub cos I’m not getting notifications hence the late reply ��.
    When are u starting the LifewithRozy cooking school? Or academy chai kudos sis

  • Sis you just saved me a buck. I always snack on time spicy plantain chips at work. But I’ll ned to have a oven mat to do this guess.

  • Thank for sharing I will definitely try this, very easy and quick, health as well because you don’t need lots of oil to make this.

  • Really enjoyed this method of baking plantain chips. Will try it too. Always buying plantains chips when I go out.. will buy and do it myself soon. Thanks so much for sharing this with me. ����

  • The chips came out really good. I will prefer the baking method to frying as it contains less oil. Am gonna try this method out because I always fry mine. Thanks for sharing ��

  • Plantain chips is one of the things I miss from naija, I love this method not a huge fan of fried food, I will surely give this a try… Nice video sis

  • Wow I have not tried this oven baked plantain chips before. I will be trying it out soon cos is more healthy. Thanks for this maam

  • oh my days sisi you don’t love me because am going to make this now and am going to finish the whole lot that is how much I love plantain chips. thanks for sharing

  • At least I have found where I can order Plantain chips instead of gong to Trader Joe’s to buy this healthy chips. You did an excellent job in making this roasted chips. Keep the ball rolling.

  • I love eating plantain chips. I must admit that I have only tried the fried version till now. But now I am surely going to try this baked version. More healthy and looks delicious. Would add some paprika to give it that extra punch for me. Thanks for this healthy recipe!

  • This video plantain recipe is awesome! I always grab a bag of plantain chips from the store already made. I am 100 percent sure that the homemade one is way better than the store brand. Besides baking them is also healthier than frying. I will definitely make it for my son, because he loves them. I really enjoyed the video. You made it so simple. Thank you.

  • I tried fried plantains for the first time about 6 months ago, I was so ashamed of myself for missing out lol. Thank you so much for sharing, I’ll going to try this. Have a wonderful day!

  • Thanks for watching! These snacks were so tasty I’d eaten them all by the time I’d finished filming XD Definitely give them a try and let me know what you think!

  • Can we use riped banana for this?

    Edit: I tried the recipe with banana and it really worked. Thank you so much for the amazing recipe ❤️

  • I miss my young days. mum use to make it like this. awww i love it. plaintain snacks is the best. bu we tend to fry it back them and now. will try this oven method

  • Hi Elise,
    I’m so glad I found your channel!
    This video brought back memories to my mum making snacks at home when I was younger, she used to fry the chickpeas and season it with salt, bandanya (a type of herb like coriander) and peppery spices it was called fried channa. She would do the same with yellow split peas and also peanuts but leave out the bandanya. I also loved snacking on plantain chips when I lived in the Caribbean and I got into sweet potato chips when I came back to London. Finally I have learned how to make these things myself through your awesome video �� so no more spending a ton on tiny bags of these goodies… I love how they are cooked without oil and baked instead of fried, so it’s a guilt-free pleasure ��.
    Definitely a win!

  • OMG!! I’ve got to get a mandoline for all the cooking I’m planning to do. Gotta try these snack ideas. Seriously!! Also, what light are you using in the kitchen?

  • Nice video and recipe, please why do you put your plantains in water? This is the first time I am seeing that done, is there a particular reason for this? I am just curious to know.