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Maple, Cinnamon & Cayenne Baked Plantain Chips

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These baked plantain chips make a great healthy alternative to chips (crisps) to send to school or part of a dipping platter with guacamole and salsa. Yum!

15MIN

Total Cooking Time

7

Ingredients
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Inspired by the health benefits my family experienced on a real food paleo diet with lots of fermented foods & kombucha, I created loveurbelly...
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Ingredients
US / METRIC
Servings:
1
Serves 1
1
Unripe Plantain
2 Tbsp
Coconut Oil
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
Ground Cinnamon
1/4 tsp
Cayenne Pepper
to taste
Salt and Pepper
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Directions

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Step 1
Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C (350 degrees F). Line a baking tray with baking paper.
Step 2
Trim the ends of the Plantain (1) .
Step 3
Using a knife, score the skin lengthways a few times to make it easier to peel.
Step 4
Peel the plantain.
Step 5
Using a mandoline, slice the plantain thinly.
Step 6
Place the sliced plantain in a bowl with the Coconut Oil (2 Tbsp) , Maple Syrup (1 Tbsp) , Salt (1/2 tsp) , Ground Cinnamon (1/2 tsp) , and Cayenne Pepper (1/4 tsp) . Use your hands to separate the slices and ensure they are evenly coated.
Step 7
Layer the plantain on the baking tray, they will stick to each other if they overlap so make sure they have a little room.
Step 8
Place in the oven on the middle rack for 8 minutes.
Step 9
Set the timer again for 2 minutes to allow further crisping and browning, remove any that have crisped up. To test if they are crisp, pick one out with tongs and check whether they are still soft in the middle.
Step 10
Allow to cool and give them a good sprinkle of extra Salt and Pepper (to taste) . Serve and enjoy!

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