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Savory Banana Chips

March 25, 2018
Photo by Annada Rathi
Author Notes

Tired of potato chips? Want something fried? Try banana or plantain chips. Intensely satisfying, you can flavor these chips with salt and pepper or salt and red chile powder or even cumin powder. —Annada Rathi

  • Prep time 20 minutes
  • Cook time 30 minutes
  • Serves 2
Ingredients
  • 2 plantains or green bananas
  • 2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Peel the plantains or green bananas. Cut them into 2 pieces crosswise. And run them through a mandolin lengthwise. Or if you prefer shave them through the mandolin into thin, round slices too.
  2. Fry them in oil till they turn crispy and golden brown. Once out of the fryer, sprinkle salt, pepper as per taste right away.
  3. Eat these chips with a burger, sandwich or just because you feel like eating something crunchy.

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Annada Rathi

Recipe by: Annada Rathi

To some people's frustration, I like to talk about food before cooking, while cooking, while eating and of course after eating.