Fellow foodies, how's the rumbling in your tummy? I promised to make a video about making plantain chips aka Kpekere and here it is! Clap for me! Clap for my mom too because she was the one who came around with a huge bunch of unripe plantain that would have wasted if she didn't suggest making chips with them-it's a great way to preserve plantain and nice for snacking + serving guest. So if you visit me in the next couple of weeks na kpekere you go chop belleful. 

It should be the most easiest thing to cook, I mean, look at the recipe below and watch the video. Ehen, hope you've subscribed to my Youtube Channel? Big things are happening there oh and I'm getting close to 10,000 subscribers; help me reach it ! Click HERE

  • Unripe plantain (you can use ripe plantain but unripe in my opinion is crunchier and healthier)
  • Vegetable oil (healthy alternative is to bake your plantain chips)
  • Salt (optional)
  • Pepper (optional)
  • Onions (optional but it is great for it's flavour)

  • Peel plantain and slice with a sharp knife, make sure you slice as thin as possible.
  • Sprinkle some salt and pepper then mix together.
  • Heat a pan of vegetable oil, then add a whole/half bulb of onions- the onions adds a delightful flavour. 
  • When the oil is hot, add the chips one by one (to avoid clumping).
  • Fry for about 3-5 minutes.
  • Take out and drain.

Like I said earlier- the healthy alternative is to place the plantain in the oven to bake :)

Seriously, that's all!


  1. Hmmm...Nice one from Sisi Yemmie Olounje!Thanks for sharing the recipe.God bless.But you didn't tell us how the baked plantain chips will turn

  2. Very good snack, anytime I over-buy unripe plantain that is my best way to preserve it. Plus store it in ziploc bag in the cabinet portion of your fridge and it stays fresh as ever.

  3. Wonderfull ! !
    Baked plantain chip ??? Living healthy stuff
    Am a try it soonest.

  4. #datsall...... I am in love with overtly extra spicy kpekere....

  5. TGIF, am so trying this out. Thanks for sharing.

  6. Kpekere...the bane of my existence. I can never drive past crunchy-looking kpekere.

  7. Thanks sisi..I will try the healthy version thou

  8. I like my plantain chip spicy, I sure will be adding pepper next time im trying it out. Thanks for sharing Sisi

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  9. I dnt like plantain, so.i wld pass... by d way, ow was ur week,sisi? ve. a fab weekend

  10. Sudden craving kicking in now! The spicy crunchy types :)

  11. Never knew it was this easy though. Hmm

  12. Does the same method apply to potato chips

  13. My comfort food....I want some.


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