Its the Crunch...Baked Cajun Plaintain Chips (How To Recipes by Boardgains)

Its the Crunch...Baked Cajun Plaintain Chips (How To Recipes by Boardgains) - Boardgains

Plantain chips are one of my guilty pleasures. They taste so good but the only bad thing is that they fry it. So one day I decided to make a healthy version of it. I was thinking that baking them would have a similar taste if I cut the plantain really thinly. And I was right, they tasted really good especially with the cilantro lime crema. So if you ever wanted to create a healthy version of plantain chips here it is!

 

Ingredients: 

1 Green Plantain (6 oz)

1 TB Olive Oil

1/2 Tsp Salt

1/2 Tsp Cajun Spice

 

Yield: Serving for 2 

 

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Cut the ends of the green plantain, then peel it with a paring knife (plantains do not peel as easily as bananas, hence the need to use a knife).
  3. Slice the plantain as thinly and uniformly as you can. The thinner the better. 
  4. In a small bowl, toss the plantain slices with olive oil, salt, and cajun. Spread in a single layer on the prepared cookie sheet.
  5. Bake until browned and crispy on both sides, 8-10 minutes per side. Serve immediately – plantain chips lose their crispness after a few hours.

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