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Plantain Chips

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Plantains are very popular in African cuisine. There are many different ways to prepare plantain. In today’s recipe we are going to make some spicy green plantain chips. You can serve these chips as appetizers or snacks, in all cases there are so enjoyable.
Ingredients
  Green plantain 3 , peeled
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For deep frying)
For spice mix
  Curry powder 1 Teaspoon (or to taste)
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon (or to taste)
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Thinly slice plantain and soak in water for 5-10 minutes to wash away the excess starch.
2. Drain well and season with salt.
3. In a pan, heat the vegetable oil until it reaches 350 degree F.

MAKING
4. Fry the plantain for about 5 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towel.
5. In a small bowl, combine the sugar, curry powder and cayenne pepper. Mix well.

SERVING
6. Season fried plantain with spice mix and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Channel: 
VeganLife
Cuisine: 
African
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Deep Fried
Restriction: 
Vegan, Low Cholesterol
Ingredient: 
Plantain
Interest: 
Easy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
6
African Plantain Chips are a nice alternative for potato chips. Watch this video for the details of this recipe. There is hardly any work in making it; if you get past slicing the plantain. You can add your favorite seasoning to customize as per your taste. Happy Munching!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 149 Calories from Fat 37

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.4%

Saturated Fat 0.64 g3.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 165.6 mg6.9%

Total Carbohydrates 30 g10%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.8%

Sugars 14.3 g

Protein 1 g2.6%

Vitamin A 23.8% Vitamin C 28.1%

Calcium 0.7% Iron 4.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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