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Air Fryer Plantain Chips

Learn to make the best, crunchy, and crispy Air Fryer Plantain Chips in 25 minutes or less. They are healthier than store bought, paleo-friendly, gluten-free, and Whole30 compliant.
Course Appetizer, Sides
Cuisine African, Caribbean, Haitian, International
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 1 Serving
Calories 537kcal

Equipment

  • Air Fryer
  • Deep fryer Optional
  • Oven Optional

Ingredients

  • 1 Green Plantain Evenly sliced
  • 1 Tsp. Kosher Salt or to taste
  • 2 Tsp. Olive Oil

Instructions

  • Peel and slice the plantains. Best to use a sharp knife or a mandolin.
    Sliced the plantains in even slices.
    Place the plantain slices in a bowl and add the olive oil and salt. Mix well to combine.
    Plantain Chips Step by step guide
  • Transfer the plantain slices to the air fryer. Cook at 345 for 15-20 minutes or until you've reached your desired crispiness.
    Be sure to check your chips after 8-10 minutes. Shake and spray with olive oil in between cooking.
    Plantain chips on green plate

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Notes

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***Calories are estimated per serving***
Which Plantains To Use: This is really your preference. However, you may also use the yellow or the green-yellow plantains. If your plantains are black, we recommend not using it to prepare chips as it will be too mushy, but use it to prepare plantain cake/bread. 
How To Cut: After peeling your plantain, we highly recommend that you use a sharp knife or a mandoline to cut and slice the plantain. 
Which Oil To Use: You may use canola oil, peanut oil, or vegetable oil to deep fry the chips. When air frying or baking, we recommend that you use olive oil, grape-seed oil, or avocado oil/spray.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 537kcal | Carbohydrates: 141g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 2g | Sodium: 1147mg | Potassium: 2163mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 78g | Vitamin A: 120IU | Vitamin C: 165mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 18mg