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Plantain Chips

Submitted by West Africa Cooks on Fri, 2013-12-13 15:49


6 Servings
SourceFavourite Sierra Leone Recipes by Pamela Greene
Prep time
20 minutes
Cooking time
20 minutes
Total time
40 minutes


Plantain Chips are made of plantain fried in deep fat oil.


large green plantain
oil for deep fat frying
salt to taste


How to make Plantain Chips?
1. Peel plantain and grate or shred into tiny pieces.
2. Add salt to taste.
3. Heat oil to deep fat frying temperature.
4. Fry heapfuls of shredded plantain until golden brown.
5. For crisper chips remove plantain when half cooked, heat oil to higher temperature and fry again. The chips get brown and crisp very quickly.
6. Drain on absorbent paper and serve cold.

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