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Crispy Baked Plantain Chips with Smashed Lime Avocado

  • Author: Rachel Phipps
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 1-2 1x
  • Category: Snacks
  • Cuisine: Caribbean
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

Crispy, healthy baked plantain chips served with a smashed avocado lime dip – the perfect vegan, low-carb treat to enjoy for lunch or with a few drinks before dinner.


Ingredients

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For the Plantain Chips

  • 1 large plantain (ripe, but still with green patches)
  • 2 tbsp light oil
  • 1/4 tsp cajun spice mix
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt

For the Smashed Lime Avocado

  • 1 small ripe avocado
  • large pinch sea salt
  • juice 1/2 lime

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180 degrees (350 fahrenheit).
  2. Peel the plantain and slice, slightly on the diagonal, into the thinnest slices you can. Toss these in a bowl with the oil, spice and salt until they’re all well coated.
  3. Spread the plantain chips out in a single layer on a baking parchment lined baking tray and bak for 15-20 minutes until just crisp and golden – they’ll firm up more as they cool. You might need to take some off the tray early if they’re crisping up too much.
  4. Meanwhile, smash the avocado to a puree with a fork and fold in the lime juice and sea salt, to taste.