Crispy, delicious Plantain Chips & Vegan

Why Eat Plantain Chips?

Ah, plantain chips! Just the words stir up memories of warm kitchens, the sweet-savoury scent swirling in the air, and Mum's smile as she plated up a pile of golden goodness. Whether enjoyed as a solo indulgence or paired with your favourite dip or salsa, these Plantain Chips by Chef Ex are a delightful treat that embodies the essence of Caribbean cuisine. So go ahead, savour each bite, nourish your body, and embrace the spirit of the islands with every crunch.

 Fig.1 Delicious Home-Made Plantain Chips




Remember that feeling, that anticipation when the aroma told you something magical was happening?

That's exactly what I want to take you back to with this recipe. My Trini Mum used to whip up these chips like nobody's business, and the house would be infused with this incredible warmth, a Caribbean breeze of caramelized sweetness and tropical sunshine.

Fig.2 Showing the Raw Plantain & Chips 

The sizzle as they hit the oil, the satisfying crunch when you finally bit in – pure happiness.

So, let's recreate that magic together, shall we? This recipe captures the essence of Mum's chips, crispy, flavourful, and guaranteed to lift your senses just like those childhood memories.

Trust me, the aroma alone will transport you back to those sun-drenched days, and the taste...well, get ready for an explosion of deliciousness!

How can Plantain's improve your diet?

Fig.3 Filled with great nutrients 

Plantains  are rich in essential nutrients, including dietary fibre, vitamins and minerals.  They provide a good source of complex carbohydrates, potassium, vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin B6. Additionally, Plantains contain small amounts of other vitamins and minerals, contributing to a well-rounded nutritional profile. The fibre in plantains may aid digestion and promote a feeling of fullness

Now, are you craving that satisfying crunch with a hint of sweet tropical vibes? Then buckle up, because we're about to embark on a journey to plantain chip perfection! ✨

Fig 4.  Chef Ex, known for his innovative culinary creations, has crafted a recipe that not only tantalises the taste buds but also nourishes the body and uplifts the spirit.

Learn how to whip up golden beauties that will fill the air with that irresistible caramelized aroma, making your stomach rumble before you even saw an irresistible aroma.This recipe is like a magic spell , transforming humble plantains into crispy, addictive little chip wonders.

No fancy ingredients, no complicated steps, just pure plantain goodness that'll have you reminiscing about those childhood snacks (or maybe just discovering a new obsession!). Let's dive into this delicious plantain chip recipe that will leave you craving for more!



- 2 ripe plantains

- 2 tablespoons of olive oil

- Salt and pepper to taste


1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

2. Peel the plantains and slice them thinly using a mandolin slicer or a sharp knife.

3. In a bowl, toss the plantain slices with olive oil, salt, and pepper until evenly coated.

4. Arrange the plantain slices in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet.

5. Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, flipping halfway through, until the plantain chips are golden and crispy.

6. Remove from the oven and let them cool for a few minutes before serving.

Enjoy the Crunch:

Once you try these homemade plantain chips, you won't be able to resist their crunchy texture and delicious taste. They are the perfect guilt-free snack for any time of the day. So, grab a plantain and get ready to indulge in this simple yet satisfying recipe!



You've got yourself a healthy, homemade snack that'll have your tastebuds doing the salsa. Imagine: perfectly golden chips, light and airy, with a hint of sweetness that dances on your tongue.

Each bite is a symphony of flavour, with a satisfying crunch that'll leave you reaching for more (and maybe hiding the bag from family – no judgment here!). So ditch the complicated recipes and join the plantain chip revolution – your tastebuds (and future self) will thank you!