Homemade banana chips with organic coconut sugar is the ideal snack recipe.
Everyone wants an easy type of snack that they can just prepare at home. This easy make-grab-go recipe is the perfect answer to all moms and busy career girls out there.
It is very easy to make. Moreover, with the ingredients it uses, it is very healthy.
This recipe uses healthy and easy to find ingredients. These are mainly available in groceries or specialty shops.
Saba is a type of banana which originated in the Philippines. It is primarily a cooking banana but it can also be eaten raw. This is one of the most important banana varieties in Philippine cuisine. Cardaba banana is another name for saba.
They grow best in well-drained fertile soils with full sun exposure. Saba is tolerant of dry soil and colder conditions of temperate climates. This type of banana requires minimum rainfall and can survive long dry seasons as long as adequate irrigation is provided. However, their fruits may not ripen under such conditions.
The fruits are 8 to 13 cm long and 2.5 to 5.5 cm in diameter. They are squarish and angular. The flesh is white and starchy, making it ideal for cooking. They are harvested while they are still green, especially if they are transported over long distance.
Organic Coconut Sugar
It is a natural sweetener that may be more expensive than regular granulated sugar, but it has tremendous benefits that make it a much better choice than other sweetener options. Coconut sugar has trace amounts of vitamins and minerals. This alternative sweetener contains trace elements such as iron, zinc, calcium, potassium, short-chain fatty acids, polyphenols and antioxidants. It also contains a fiber called inulin which helps diabetics.
Coconut sugar has lots of benefits. Inulin, for example, helps slow glucose absorption and keeps glucose levels in check.
It is gaining popularity in the market.
Organic Coconut Oil
Classified as a superfood, coconut oil continues to impress with its limitless benefits and uses. It helps the skin, hair, body and more.
Coconut oil is one of the richest sources of saturated fats. Almost 90% of the fatty acids is saturated fats. They contain Medium chain triglycerides which are metabolized in the body differently. They go straight to the liver from the digestive tract. They are used as a quick source of energy or ketones. Note that these ketones have a therapeutic effect on certain brain disorders, like epilepsy and Alzheimer’s disease.
Most of the people from tropical regions consume coconut. This is considered a staple food or a dietary staple for people in those regions for many generations.
Homemade Banana Chips with Organic Coconut Sugar Recipe
- 5 pieces bananas, use semi-ripe saba variety
- Organic coconut oil, for deep-frying
- 1 tablespoon butter, softened
- 2 tablespoons organic coconut sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- Cut bananas in very thin slices (you may use a mandolin). Set aside for at least 30 minutes to dry out.
- Heat organic coconut oil and add the butter in a wok. Deep-fry banana slices until golden brown.
- Take out the fried banana slices and drain. Drizzle with organic coconut sugar and toss with salt. Serve immediately.