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Spicy African Plantain Chips

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Ingredients
  Plantains 3
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Peel and slice the green plantains as thin as possible. Soak them for 5 min to wash away the excess starch.
2) Drain the plantain from the water and season with salt.

MAKING
3) Heat vegetable oil at 350F and fry the plantain until golden brown for approximately 5 min.
4) Remove and place in a paper towel to remove the excess oil.
5) For the spice mixture combine sugar, curry powder and cayenne pepper in a small bowl.
6) Mix it all together.

SERVING
7) Dust the curry and sugar mixture on the plantain chips.
8) Enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
African
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Spicy
Feel: 
Crunchy
Method: 
Fried
Restriction: 
Vegetarian, Low Cholesterol
Ingredient: 
Plantain
Interest: 
Kids, Easy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4
When you need something healthy to munch on during the Super Bowl, think plantain chips! Spicy, salty, crispy, crunchy, plantain chips are a yummy snack option that one can happily munch on practically every day. It's all about picking the right plantains and finding the right recipe. This video demonstrates a step-by-step guide on how to make this universal favorite at home.

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