The plantain train is leaving the station with or without you!

The plantain train is leaving the station with or without you!

All aboard!  This party train is headed for your Caribbean culinary connection.  Expect steel drums, tropical breezes and dreadlocks.  When you aren’t shaking your booty to some live reggae, you can stuff your face with this CARBOLUSCIOUS treats.  The banana’s larger, oven-friendly cousin will capture the island spirit.  Baking it makes it a guilt-free snack or compliment to your ENTRÉE.  Plantains are inexpensive, robust and totally awesome.  Your date won’t expect such a delicious twist.  Now do as Bob Marley commands and get with the kinky reggae now!

plantain chips prepTotal time: approximately 20 minutes

Projected cost: $9

Drinking Buddy: RAGING HARD ON LEMONADE or Arnold Palmer…w/ vodka

Ingredients (serves 2):

1. 1 dash salt

2. 1 tbsp olive oil

3. 2 dashes Cajun seasoning

4. 2 plantains

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°F. Peel the plantain and cut into thin slices.  Lay them out on the baking sheet.  Sprinkle with salt and Cajun seasoning.

plantain chips slice spice

Step 2

Bake the plantains in the oven until they dehydrate and brown.  Use a spatula to pry them all off the baking sheets.

plantain chips bake


plantain chips served

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