How to make simple ultra-crispy plantain chips
These is the type of plantain chips that you will mostly find in traffic in Lagos. are ultra-crispy, tasty and so addictive.
The ultra-crispy plantain chips are so tasty and addictive with a very crunchy feel to it that is quite heavenly.
These easy tips work all the time so save your money and leave the store-bought plantain chips.
3 green plantains (unripe and firm to the touch)
½ teaspoon salt
Oil for frying
- Peel the plantains. Cut off both tips of a plantain then cut a line across the ridges of a plantain then lift the skin from the cut portion and remove the entire skin with your hands.
- Slice the plantains into chips. In a small bowl, mix a quarter cup of water and salt. Set aside.
- Place oil in a deep pan up to 4 inches high. Heat the oil on high for about 10 minutes (the oil should be 350 degrees Fahrenheit hot). Turn down the heat to medium then add two tablespoons of saltwater. Add the plantains one after the other.
- Gently stir the plantains and let them fry in the oil while you stir from time to time for about 5 minutes. After that, remove the chips and place them on a paper towel to absorb excess oil.
Serve the chips when cold and enjoy!Tags: Frying Plantain Plantain chips Snacks Unripe plantain