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Root Vegetable Chips

Date Added: May 10, 2010 Caribbean Appetizers
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Prep Time

10 mins

Cook Time

7 mins

Ready In

17 mins

Serving

4

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Description

Root Vegetable Chips are a nice alternative to potato chips and they go great with your favorite salsa.


Ingredients

  • 1  Each Large green plantain sliced thin
  • 1
  • 1  Each Batata(caribbean sweet potato) sliced paper thin
  • 2
  • 1  Each Malanga(taro) sliced paper thin
  • 3
  •  As Needed Oil for frying
  • 4

Directions

    1. To peel the plantain, put the whole plantain in warm water for about 20 minutes.
    2. Cut off boths ends of the plantain and use the tip off a sharp knife to make three long slits from one end to the other.
    3. At this point you should be able to peel the plantain using a towel to avoid your fingers from discoloring from the plantain.
    4. Peel the other vegetables.
    5. Cut the plantain lengthwise and the other vegetables diagonally.
    6. Heat oil in a deep fryer according to manufacture's instructions, about 365 degrees.
    7. Or use a deep heavy bottom pot using a frying thermometer heat oil to 365-370 degrees.
    8. fry vegetables in batches try not to over crowd the pot until they turn golden brown.
    9. Drain on paper towels sprinkle with salt, transfer to a bowl or platter for serving.

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