Green Plantain Chips

Sometimes you just need a chip to dip — in Guacamole, Salsa, White Bean Dip. Or just to eat as is - a nice crunchy snack. Green plantains offer many health benefits. Good for gut health, regulates blood pressure and can improve and regulate your heart rate. They also offer fiber, beta-carotene, calcium and Vitamin C. So crunch away!


  • 6-8 unripe green plantains

  • coconut oil

  • sea salt


  1. Peel plantains and slice very thin lengthwise with a mandolin slicer (you can also slice into thin coin shapes if you prefer)

  2. In a deep fryer or Dutch oven, heat about 3-4" of coconut oil (oil should not go further than halfway up your pot)

  3. Heat the oil to 350 degrees or until the oil sizzles when you drop in a slice of plantain

  4. Gently add about 8-10 slices at a time in the oil

  5. Cook for 3-4 minutes or until your plantain slices are golden brown

  6. Remove with a slotted spoon or frying basket and drain on a paper towel

  7. Sprinkle sea salt on the plantains while they're hot

  8. Repeat until you've fried all your plantains


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