Spicy African Plantain Chips


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



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.


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.


7) Dust the curry and sugar mixture on the plantain chips.

8) Enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 657Calories from Fat 491

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 56 g86.2%

Saturated Fat 7 g35%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 247 mg10.29%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 21 g

Protein 2 g4%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet