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Plantain Chips

Randy Mayor; Jan Gautro
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Use plantains that are moderately ripe (mottled-looking) for this recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 medium plantains, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch diagonal slices (about 2 cups)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 190
  • caloriesfromfat 18 %
  • fat 3.9 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • monofat 2.5 g
  • polyfat 0.3 g
  • protein 1.7 g
  • carbohydrate 42 g
  • fiber 0.7 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.8 mg
  • sodium 152 mg
  • calcium 4 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the plantain slices; cook 3 minutes on each side or until browned. Sprinkle salt and pepper over chips.