Plantain Chips (Platanutres)

Recipe by Sharon123
READY IN: 50mins




  • Peel plantain, and diagonally cut into 1/8 inch slices.
  • Combine the water and salt in a large bowl, stirring until salt disolves; add plantain slices.
  • Cover and let stand 30 minutes.
  • Drain plantain slices well, and pat dry.
  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a large skillet; add plantain slices and cook over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, until tender, but not brown.
  • Drain well on paper towels.
  • Mash each plantain slice with the bottom of a glass cup.
  • Pour oil to depth of 2-inches; heat till good and hot.
  • Fry plantains, a few at a time, until golden brown; drain on paper towels.
  • Serve plantain chips with Plantain Dip.
  • Plantain Dip: Combine all ingredients in a jar; cover tightly, and shake vigorously.
  • Chill at least 2 hours.
  • Shake just before serving.
  • Yield: 1/2 cup.