Spicy Banana Chips

If you’re looking for a spicy twist on snack chips, check out this recipe for banana chips. The addition of turmeric sets this apart from the typical store-bought or restaurant banana chips. They’re a healthier alternative to fair/amusement park snacks – posted here just in time for the summer!

You can make these with plantains or bananas. Plantains are more firm and easier to work with for this recipe. If you use bananas, find some that are more firm.


2 bananas or plantains
½ tsp turmeric
2 tbsp salt
Cooking oil

Preparation Process

Pour water into a large bowl until ¾ full, then stir in the salt and turmeric

Peel the banana and soak in the turmeric mixture for 2-3 minutes, then slice the banana into thin pieces and return to the turmeric mixture and set for 10 additional minutes

Remove the banana slices and place over a clean cloth until the moisture is absorbed

Heat the cooking oil in a pot. Once hot, add the banana slices and deep fry for 2-3 minutes, then remove and set on paper towels to absorb the oil

Let cool and serve.

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