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easy plantain chips
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5 from 2 votes

Plantain Chips

Good news! You don’t have to buy processed plantain chips anymore because there’s a simple way how you can make yours at home!
Prep Time1 minute
Cook Time4 minutes
Total Time5 minutes
Course: Snack
Cuisine: African, Asia, Latin American, Mexican
Keyword: best plantain chips, crispy plantain chips, easy fried plantain chips, easy plantain chips, easy plantain recipe, homemade plantain chips, homemade psweet plantain crisp, sweet plantain crips, sweet plantian chicps
Servings: 2
Calories: 172kcal


  • 1 Plantain (ripe and firm)
  • Cooking oil


  • Peel the plantain and thinly slice it with a knife or V-Blade Slicer. 
  • Pour sunflower oil into a pot. 
  • Then, slowly drop the plantain slices into the oil.
  • Toss the chips into the oil with a skimmer.
  • Fry the plantains until golden brown and crisp. 
  • Transfer to a lined tray lined.
  • Leave them to cool for extra crunchiness!



  • Drop the plantain slices directly into the preheated oil to avoid clumps.
  • Allow them to cool at room temperature to add crispiness and crunchiness.
  • Plantain chips are not recommended for babies.
  • You can also use a knife or peeler to manually slice the plantain to your preferred sizes and styles. Plantain chips can be made in the usual round or horizontal and flat versions.
  • The oil is at the right temperature when the plantain floats back to the surface of the oil.
  • The best way to fry plantains is to put them directly into the heated oil to fry immediately after slicing. Don’t gather them in a bowl anymore because this can lead to clumped plantain chips.


Serving: 1 (of 2) | Calories: 172kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0.03g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 436mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 1011IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.5mg