How to Make Plantain Chips : crunchy plantain chips

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Plantain Chips / sweet banana chips

Plantain Chips is a crunchy snack made with either ripe or unripe plantains or a combination of both. It is also known as sweet banana chips and great for all ages. 
Here’s how to make it at home

Plantain Chips Ingredients
*Ripe or and unripe plantain
*vegetable oil  for frying
*Salt to taste 

—-Before frying the plantains–
*Peel the plantains using a vegetable slicer. On a grater, the vegetable slicer is that part that look like a razor blade.
For a sweet plantain chips, choose a yellow plantain that is hard , so that it is easier to slice and also crunchier when fried.

-Directions for Frying  Plantain Chips —

*Peel and slice the plantains , rinse in saline water and spread out on a sieve or cheese cloth to dry out.

*Heat up the vegetable oil until very hot..and add the sliced plantains, bit by bit  and fry until they are hard.

See also  Oven BBQ chicken (barbecued chicken)

* Transfer into a sieve and spread out on paper towels to absorb the excess oil.

*Leave to cool completely and then store in air-tight containers.

Plantain Chips are great snacks for all ages.. yummy , crunchy and delicious.

Other related recipes :
* Nigerian Chin Chin recipe
* Nigerian Chicken Pie
* Nigerian Sausage Rolls
* Nigerian Egg Roll
* Nigerian Scotch Eggs
* Nigerian Fish Rolls
* Nigerian Fish Pie Recipe
* Nigerian Meat Pie
* Nigerian Buns
* Nigerian Puff puff
* Nigerian Plantain Mosa

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* Crunchy Plantain Chips

By Nky Lily Lete


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  1. Anonymous
    January 30, 2017 / 5:41 am

    Thank u soo much for the platain chips recipe…want to start up a chips business nd am confused bouh which plaintain wod be better nd mur crunchy…ripe or unripe…thank u

  2. happy mum
    November 13, 2016 / 5:04 pm

    Enter your comment…nice

    • Nky Lily Lete
      November 19, 2016 / 10:42 pm


  3. liz
    November 16, 2015 / 11:04 pm

    Thank for this info , but i find it had getting the plantain to be crispy can i sprinkle a little flour

    • Nky Lily Lete
      November 19, 2016 / 10:40 pm

      I don't add flour to mine and still get it crispy. Maybe you can try slicing it thinner

  4. Anonymous
    October 27, 2014 / 10:03 pm

    Hello Nky! Plz how do I make a coated peanut snack that is as smooth as d commercial peanut Burger. I tried doing this somedays back but it came out rough and joined together. Tanx

    • Nky Lily Lete
      October 29, 2014 / 10:55 am

      Hi dear, I'll have the recipe up soon, I've got so many request for it.

  5. Anonymous
    September 18, 2014 / 7:07 pm

    Hello do you have a recipe for dakwa please?

    • Nky Lily Lete
      September 19, 2014 / 8:52 am

      coming up soon.

  6. Anonymous
    June 11, 2014 / 3:17 pm

    Pls what is saline water, is it something I can fine in a pastry shop

    • Nky Lily Lete
      June 13, 2014 / 10:06 am

      Hi dear, Saline water is simply water and salt 🙂

  7. Anonymous
    May 4, 2014 / 5:55 pm

    Please how can i get a small plantain chips slicing machine for my business,my number is 07033445166,thanks

    • Nky Lily Lete
      May 6, 2014 / 9:15 am

      Check, I think they have a lot of machines there.

  8. Anonymous
    March 20, 2014 / 11:07 am

    please i need the machine for slicing plantain aw do i get it the small size

  9. Anonymous
    March 7, 2014 / 4:15 pm

    I like it

    • Nky Lily Lete
      March 8, 2014 / 2:26 pm


  10. Anonymous
    February 12, 2014 / 6:40 pm

    Hi nky.. lov ur recipes.. just to know if it's goin to b a deep fry

    • Nky Lily Lete
      February 13, 2014 / 8:40 am

      yes dear , it is deep fried, but you can use let oil by placing in the oven.