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Randy Mayor; Jan Gautro Photo by: Randy Mayor; Jan Gautro

Plantain Chips

Use plantains that are moderately ripe (mottled-looking) for this recipe.

Cooking Light MAY 2001

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

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

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 190
  • Calories from fat: 18%
  • Fat: 3.9g
  • Saturated fat: 0.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.5g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.3g
  • Protein: 1.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 42g
  • Fiber: 0.7g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.8mg
  • Sodium: 152mg
  • Calcium: 4mg
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