Plantain Chips


Platanos, or Green Plantain Chips, are a yummy treat from the Caribbean.

Original recipe makes 8 servings


Vegetable oil, for deep-frying
2 green plantains, peeled and sliced 1/8-inch thick
salt to taste

  • PREP

    15 mins

  • COOK

    20 mins


    35 mins


  1. Heat oil in deep-fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Deep fry the plantain slices, about a dozen at a time, until golden brown on both sides, 3 to 4 minutes. Drain in a large bowl lined with paper towels, and salt to taste while still warm.


Calories: 103 kcal
Carbohydrates: 14.3 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Fat: 5.7 g
Fiber: 1 g
Protein: 0.6 g
Sodium: 50 mg