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Baked plantain chips on a white plate with a green plantain
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5 from 9 votes

Baked Plantains

Whether you boil them, bake them, or fry them, plantains are awesome. These baked plantains are a perfect healthy snack. Make them sweet or eat them plain, totally up to you! They are so easy to make, if I can do it, you can do it. Let's get baking!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Cooling time10 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: African, Indian
Keyword: crispy, crunchy, soft, sweet
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 164kcal
Author: Matt Taylor


  • Knife
  • Bowls
  • Sheet pan or cookie sheet
  • parchment paper or silicone baking mat
  • Tongs


  • 1 to 2 plantains peeled and sliced
  • 2 tbsp. white granulated sugar 25g
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon 1g
  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil or other oil 15ml


  • Preheat the oven to 375 F/176 C.
  • In a small bowl mix together the sugar and cinnamon.
  • In another bowl melt the coconut oil if it is solid. to 15 10 seconds in the microwave is usually enough.
  • Cut off the ends of your plantain. Then slice the peel lengthwise so it is easier to remove, then remove the peel. Cut the plantain into chips/medallions.
  • Add the plantain chips to a bowl and then pour the coconut oil over them. Give them a good toss to evenly coat them with the oil.
  • Place the plantain chips on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a silicone mat. Then sprinkle the cinnamon and sugar mixture on them.
  • Bake them for 10 minutes then turn them over with tongs and sprinkle the other side with the cinnamon and sugar and then bake them 10 more minutes. Allow them to cool and then enjoy!



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