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Sweet Roasted Plantain Chip Recipe

When I did Whole30 I became addicted to plantain chips.. I really love Trader Joe’s brand. They’re roasted in Sunflower seed oil, and only sprinkled with a little sea salt – making them gluten free, paleo and Whole30 approved 🙂

I had never cooked with plantains (or even seen them in my grocery store) until a few weeks ago. Tyler decided to grab some to experiment with in the kitchen. We decided to try to make our own version of plantain chips.

Some plantain chips are deep fried, but we wanted to go with a light option and just cook ours in a little bit of coconut oil. We cook the chips two ways – salty and sweet. For the salty ones, we cooked them and just sprinkled them with sea salt. For the sweet ones, just before they were done cooking we tossed them in honey, cinnamon, and ground ginger.

The sweet plantain chips were so simple and flavorful that I had to share the recipe with you all!

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Sweet Roasted Plantain Chip Recipe
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Ingredients
  • 2 plantains (sliced thin)
  • 2 tablespoons melted coconut oil
  • ¼ c honey
  • 1½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
Instructions
  1. In a large frying pan, melted 1-2 tablespoons of coconut oil until the entire bottom of the pan is coated.
  2. Drop the plantain slivers one by one so that they are not over lapping.
  3. Cook for 3-5 minutes and then flip and repeat on the other side.
  4. The chips should be a golden brown.
  5. When the chips are done cooking, drizzle them with the honey, cinnamon, and ginger.
  6. Use a spatula to toss the chips until they are all evenly coated.
  7. Set the chips on parchment paper or a baking rack to allow them too cool off a bit.

Things we used for this recipe: Kelapofrying pan

These are best eaten directly after they are cooked. They will store in the fridge for a few days, but taste best when warm.

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Sweet Roasted Plantain Chips- The Clean Eating Couple

 

The possibilities with these babies are endless! You can eat them as a snack, dessert.. or even use them as a topping for your breakfast pancakes like I did here! 🙂

 

Have you ever cooked a plantain before? If so – how did you do it?

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31 Comments

    • thecleaneatingcouple@gmail.com thecleaneatingcouple@gmail.com

      You’ve got to try it, Lindsey! They were so easy to make!

  1. I’m Cuban, so platanos are my favorite thing, literally FAVORITE thing to eat in the entire world…even more so than protein pancakes…I know! So, plantains + pancakes = love at first sight!
    Natalie @ A Fit Philosophy recently posted…Pumpkin Protein SquaresMy Profile

    • thecleaneatingcouple@gmail.com thecleaneatingcouple@gmail.com

      They’re SO good!!! Also.. these are AT Protein Pancakes.. soooo they’re really a good combo 😉

    • thecleaneatingcouple@gmail.com thecleaneatingcouple@gmail.com

      Who’s better than you?! Definitely give this recipe a try!

  2. These sound good! Will have to try sometime! Thanks for sharing!

    • thecleaneatingcouple@gmail.com thecleaneatingcouple@gmail.com

      Thanks for checking them out, Cindy!

    • thecleaneatingcouple@gmail.com thecleaneatingcouple@gmail.com

      Pretty much, yea. It’s the best thing ever created.

  3. Yum! These sound amazing. I’ve always wanted to try plantain, so I will definitely have to make these! What a great snack!
    Harriet Emily recently posted…MANGO FROZEN YOGURTMy Profile

    • thecleaneatingcouple@gmail.com thecleaneatingcouple@gmail.com

      You’ve got to try them! They’re so yummy 🙂

  4. I seriously didn’t know what a plantain was until I really looked at the picture LOL! those look so yummy
    shelby recently posted…Delta Zeta LifeMy Profile

    • thecleaneatingcouple@gmail.com thecleaneatingcouple@gmail.com

      LOL! They look very similar to bananas.. you should try to find them in your grocery store- they’re super yummy 🙂

    • thecleaneatingcouple@gmail.com thecleaneatingcouple@gmail.com

      Me too, Jasmine! They’re so tasty!

  5. Ron Ron

    I like plantains and coconut, I’m definitely trying this recipe. Thanks.

    • thecleaneatingcouple@gmail.com thecleaneatingcouple@gmail.com

      Me too, Ron! Such a great combo! Let us know what you think 🙂

  6. I need to try these!! I’ve only had plaintains once and I used them when baking homemade bars. I’ve never them in chip form and these look amazing!
    Alyssa recently posted…Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Whoopie PiesMy Profile

    • thecleaneatingcouple@gmail.com thecleaneatingcouple@gmail.com

      You’ve got to try them in a chip form, Alyssa!! They are out of this world 🙂

  7. Don’t judge when I say I love my plantains…FRIED. Like latino-style, fried plantains. So good, but not good for the body. I love the chips, also! Must look for them at TJ’s. And/or make these ;P
    Jess @hellotofit recently posted…Monday motivation: think like EinsteinMy Profile

    • thecleaneatingcouple@gmail.com thecleaneatingcouple@gmail.com

      Not judging cause I love them too!! Definitely delicious! Find + buy the chips at TJ’s… they’re so cheap and so good. AND make the sweet chips… you can never have too many!

    • thecleaneatingcouple@gmail.com thecleaneatingcouple@gmail.com

      I had never seen them in my grocery store until recently.. but I highly recommend cooking with them. They’re so yummy!

  8. This looks amazing! I’ve had plantain chips before, but not sweet ones – definitely trying this out soon!

    • thecleaneatingcouple@gmail.com thecleaneatingcouple@gmail.com

      I hadn’t tried them before either.. until I was making chips and decided I wanted to have something sweet! LOL 🙂

  9. YUMM!! I haven’t made plantains like this before but they look so great and easy. I’ve grilled them before (in the peel) and then they come out like a mashed sweet potato but sweeter!

    • thecleaneatingcouple@gmail.com thecleaneatingcouple@gmail.com

      Ooooh that sounds HEAVENLY!!

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