Banana Chips with Lime Cilantro Vinaigrette

Banana chips are a fun snack for kiddos and adults alike. These can be made quickly and enjoyed for a healthy afternoon snack. The lime cilantro vinaigrette brings the banana chips to another level!

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Ready in 30 minutes – Serves 4

To make this recipe you’ll need:

  • 2 green bananas
  • 3 cups vegetable oil for frying
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • a handful of cilantro leaves
  • 1 tbsp mustard
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp honey
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

For the Banana Chips:

Peel the bananas, and use a peeler to cut thin slices lengthwise. Heat the vegetable oil in a pot and insert the thin banana slices into it, fry until golden brown.

For the Vinaigrette:

In a food processor, put the peeled garlic cloves, cilantro leaves, mustard, honey, lime juice and some salt and pepper. Process all the ingredients into a paste. Keep blending and slowly add ½ cup olive oil until it reaches a smooth consistency.  

Dip the banana chips in the vinaigrette and enjoy!

Helpful Tips

  • You can also use green plantains to obtain a similar result.
  • Sprinkle some salt on them when they are still hot, the salt will stick better to them this way.

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