Are banana chips baked or fried? In fact, both can, they belong to different production methods. They all have a crispy texture, but the fried banana chips have a more delicate taste, and the dried banana chips have more of the original banana taste. But I personally prefer fried banana chips.

are banana chips baked or fried

How to make baked banana chips?

①Production process: raw material selection→precooking→cooling→peeling→slicing→drying→packing

②Process points:

  • Selection and grading of raw materials: select green bananas without rot and tissue damage.
  • Pre-cooking and cooling: Put the raw materials into boiling water, cook for 2-3 minutes, remove and cool quickly to room temperature with cold water.
  • Peeling and slicing: Bananas are peeled by hand and then sliced.
  • Drying: Dry in a far-infrared oven at a temperature of 65°C, about 8 to 10 hours, until the surface of the fruit pieces does not stick to the hands, and the drying is completed.
  • Shaping and packaging: remove the finished products with inconsistent color, shape them into a uniform shape, and then pack them.

How to make fried banana chips?

①Production process: raw material selection → washing, peeling, slicing → blanching → drying → frying → grading and packaging.

②Process points:

  • Raw material selection: The bananas used to make banana chips are preferably green bananas, free of diseases and pests, and rotten.
  • Wash, peel, and slice: Rinse the bananas in clean water, peel them, and cut them into 0.5-1 cm slices.
  • Blanching: Blanch the banana slices in hot water to remove the starch.
  • Drying: Put the banana slices in a drying machine and heat up to 80-100°C to dehydrate them. When the moisture content of the banana slices is 16%-18%, the drying process is completed.
  • Frying: Put the baked banana slices into oil at 130-150°C and deep-fry until golden brown, and the crispy and fragrant “banana chips” will come out of the pan.
  • Graded packaging: graded packaging according to color and size.

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