How to Make Banana Chips

Bananas can be process into different kinds of food (you can even used the peelings!) – a good source of income for a home-based person.

Sweetened or salted banana chips are prepared from hard, green Saba or Cavendish.

  1. Prepare brix or arnibal for sweetened chips by mixing three parts of sugar for every one part of water.
  2. Clean, peel, and slice the bananas to about .05 to 1.0 mm thick. Soak in cooking oil, turning frequently to prevent sticking.
  3. Place the banana chips in a strainer, allowing the oil to drip while heating cooking oil in a pan. Dip and fry the chips in the cooking pan without removing them from the strainer.
  4. Turn until yellowish brown, then lift the strainer and allow the oil to drip.
  5. Soak the fried chips in arnibal for two to three minutes. Let the syrup drip, the fry again until the chips become shiny.
  6. Let cool before packing or placing in bottles, cans, or plastic bags
  7. For salted banana chips, use salt instead of refined sugar and soak in salt solution instead of arnibal.

source: elgu2.ncc.gov.ph

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