quick Chiquita Plantain Chips Recipe

Cook Time:

5 Minutes

Serves:

3
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recipe3342009-08-24T12:49:52-08:00
quick Chiquita Plantain Chips Recipe
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 3

Rating:

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With only 3 ingredients, you can make Chiquita Plantain Chips in just 10 minutes. Crunchy Chiquita plantain chips go with sweet, savory and spicy dips. Read below for a few dip suggestions or watch the video for ideas.

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Ingredients:

  • 2   whole Chiquita Plantains
  • 1   cup Vegetable oil
  • 1   pinch Salt to taste

Instructions for:

quick Chiquita Plantain Chips Recipe

Pour oil in frying pan and turn burner on medium. Using a standard mandolin at 1/4 inch setting (found at any retailer), slice plantains lengthwise. Once oil is hot, place Chiquita Plantain slices in oil and fry for 1 minute on each side or until they are a golden color. Remove from frying pan and sprinkle with salt. Let cool for 1 minute before serving. Serve on platter with dipping sauce of your choice: chipotle sauce, mango chutney, or avocado spread; Also good with sliced queso blanco.

Nutrition Information Per Serving:

Calories 190; Total Fat 5 g (Sat 1 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 3 g, Mono 1 g); Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 100 mg; Potassium 600 mg; Total Carbohydrates 38 g; Dietary Fiber 3 g; Total Sugars 18 g; Protein 2 g. Percent Daily Value: Vitamin A 25%; Vitamin B6 20%; Vitamin C 35%; Vitamin D 0%; Calcium 0%; Iron 4%.



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Recipe Comments

  • July 23, 2011
    santoshbista90
     
    what preservative we have to include in banana chips
  • April 27, 2011
    Kathleen P
     
    I never thought about frying plantains as an appetizer. I am going to try this for my next party.
  • December 8, 2010
    Mary
     
    What did he mean when he said,"You've got a great couple spreads"? Was he perhaps talking about the dips?
  • November 20, 2010
    Jackie
     
    What are Plantains?
  • July 17, 2010
    Marie F Dornevil
     
    I love plantain chips ,it flavor snach from chilhood it still.WE eat their in Haiti.
  • July 16, 2010
    Adriana
     
    Plantains are in the banana family. They are bigger firmer and more versatile. They cook and fry up much better than regular bananas and they don't have as much sugar. Banana's have simple carbohydrates that break down into sugar plantains do not. So, if you're watching sugar intake plantains are a better choice. Buen provecho!
  • July 13, 2010
    Hannah
     
    what are plantains? could you just use regular bananas?
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