Homemade Baked Banana Chips

October 11, 2022
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These Homemade Banana Chips are crispy and healthy snacks. Add baked banana slices to smoothie bowls or salads.

Consume bananas as chips. The uniquely delicious banana will come together with different flavors such as honey, cinnamon, and ginger and will give you a unique experience. Now to the kitchen to prepare this healthy and practical snack!

To make natural and healthy banana chips, simply slice the bananas and cook them until crispy. You can dry fresh and ripe bananas in the oven, air fryer, or microwave. Serve these easy and delicious snacks with sweet or savory treats.

These crispy banana chips are packed with fiber, potassium, vitamins, and minerals! Try this gluten-free and dairy-free snack recipe now. Enjoy your meal.

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Difficulty Easy
Servings 4-6 people
Preparation 15 mins
Cooking 60 mins
Total 75 mins

Tips

  • Use fresh and ripe bananas. This makes the banana chips sweet.
  • Slice the bananas evenly and thinly. Be sure to slice thinly so that the banana slices are crunchy. Cut it into equal slices so that it cooks at the same time. You can use a mandolin slicer.
  • Place the banana slices in a single layer on a lightly greased or parchment-lined baking sheet to prevent the banana slices from sticking.
  • Squeeze lemon juice to prevent bananas from browning.
  • You can use apple juice or orange juice instead of lemon juice.
  • Check the banana slices to make sure they are not overcooked.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 120 °C (248° F). Place baking paper on the tray.
  2. Slice the bananas. Then, soak them in lemon water for 5 minutes.
  3. Place banana slices on the baking tray.
  4. If you want to add ginger or cinnamon according to your taste, sprinkle on bananas.
  5. Bake in the oven for about 1 hour. Remove the cooked bananas from the oven and wait for 30 minutes and turn over.
  6. If you want to sweeten while serving, pour honey on bananas.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Banana Chips
Serves 4-6
Amount Per Serving
Calories64
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.3 g0.4%
Sodium 1 mg0%
Protein 0.8 g1.6%
Potassium 258 mg5.5%
Potassium 258 mg5.5%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

How To Make Banana Chips?

You can make banana chips recipe in the oven, microwave, or air fryer. You can use different cooking methods to dry the banana slices until they are crispy. Here are ways to make banana chips:

In The Oven: To make baked banana chips, use fresh and ripe bananas. Slice the hard bananas thinly and evenly. Soak the lemon in water for 5 minutes. Preheat the oven to 200 °F (100 °C). Then place them in a single layer on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake in the oven for 1 hour. Transfer the banana slices to the cooling rack to cool and crisp.

In Air Fryer: To make banana chips in the air fryer, peel and thinly slice the bananas. Soak the banana slices in lemon water for 5 minutes. Then heat the fryer to 350 °F (175 °C). Place the banana slices in a single row in the fryer basket. Fry for 5-6 minutes on each side until golden and crispy. Then remove it from the fryer and let it cool.

In Microwave: To make banana chips in the microwave, peel and slice the bananas. Place them in a single layer in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave for 1 minute. Then bake in 30-second intervals until crispy.

How To Prevent Bananas from Browning?

To prevent the sliced bananas from turning brown, put the banana slices in water with lemon. You can also use any citrus fruit instead of lemon juice. Also, keep bananas away from fruits such as apples and avocados.

What Kind of Banana Should Be Used to Make Chips?

Use fresh and ripe bananas to make banana chips. If you are using unripe bananas instead of hard ones, soak the chips in lemon water.

What To Serve with Banana Chips?

Baked banana chips are excellent snacks. You can use/serve these homemade fruit chips with baked goods (such as banana bread), salads or smoothie bowls. These healthy snacks also go well with chocolate sauce, peanut butter or ice cream. You can also serve it with dipping sauces such as salsa, guacamole, and hummus.

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How To Store Banana Chips?

You can store these homemade banana chips at room temperature. Refrigerate or freeze to extend shelf life. After cooking the banana chips, let them cool completely. You can then store it in an airtight container in a dry, cool place for up to 3 weeks.

Can Banana Chips Be Frozen? Yes. Let the banana chips cool completely. Then place it in an airtight container or freezer bag. This way, you can store it for several months.

Recipe byPetite Gourmets

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