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Plantain Chips

Rated as 4.68 out of 5 Stars

"Platanos, or Green Plantain Chips, are a yummy treat from the Caribbean."
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35 m servings 103
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Heat oil in deep-fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Deep fry the plantain slices, about a dozen at a time, until golden brown on both sides, 3 to 4 minutes. Drain in a large bowl lined with paper towels, and salt to taste while still warm.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 103 calories; 5.7 14.3 0.6 0 2 Full nutrition

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I grew up with these in Puerto Rico, we call them Platanutres (Pla-tah-noo-trays). The thinner you can slice the plantain, the better; I have used a mandolin-type slicer in the thinnest setting ...

my green plantain crisped nicer and was easier to cut uniformly, while the yellow plantain was softer, sweeter and cooked a darker brown and remained chewy. although these differences occured b...

These things are popular in Honduran cuisine. We call them tajadas. A great way to eat them, is by serving a seasoned ground beef mixture (diced potatoes, bell peppers, etc) over them with spri...

Excellent. Just returned from Cuba and we enjoyed them at the beach side restaurant. I am thrilled to make them at home. I followed the recipe to the tee and they were just like in Cuba.

Just made these tonight 8/25/10 and they are actually really good. I heard ppl say that plantains were not good at all and I wouldn't like them. So I am glad that I at least tried them. As a chi...


These are pretty good. I have no idea if I did them correctly or not. This is the first time I've made anything with plantains, and for some reason I was thinking they'd be just like potato ch...

Awesome!! I prefer to use garlic salt though. AND, do NOT let them get brown. Golden and crunchy is perfect. Once they start changing color the flavor changes as well and they aren't as good. So...

Try these with Chimichurri an Argentine condiment made with parsley and Olive Oil It is great together