BAKED PLANTAIN FRIES RECIPE
Baked Plantain Fries
How many of your kids would not love this recipe from Vaishali from the Holy Cow Vegan blog?
These crunchy, golden baked plantain fries are a great option to potato fries. Spicing them very lightly with turmeric and ground black pepper allows their natural deliciousness to shine through. You can also make these fat-free.
Course: Side Servings: 4 servings
2 green or raw plantains, peeled and cut into sticks, like fries*
1/2 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1/2 tsp sea salt or pink salt
1 tbsp vegetable oil (olive, coconut, avocado are all fine here) (To make these fat-free, toss with 2 tbsp vegetable stock instead of oil. Your fries won't be as golden but will be delicious).
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
Place the plantain fries in a large bowl. Toss with the remaining ingredients.
Place the fries on a baking sheet, making sure they do not overlap.
Bake for 20 minutes, turning the chips over once halfway through baking.
Remove and serve hot. I serve these with some magic cheesy sauce and a sprinkling of chopped coriander leaves.
*To prep the plantains, cut off both ends with a paring knife, then cut the plantains into three pieces. Run the paring knife once down the length of piece, making a cut deep enough to go through the skin but not the flesh. Grab a corner of the plantain skin with your fingers, and peel.
You can find this recipe and many more just like it at https://holycowvegan.net/baked-plantain-fries/