Spork Foods’ Vegan Plantain Strips

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Spork Foods’ Vegan Plantain Strips



  • 2 Tbsp.  neutral-tasting high-heat oil (e.g., grapeseed)
  • 1 large green plantain
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • Garlic powder, to taste


  • Heat the oil in a pan.
  • Using a potato peeler, peel the plantain lengthwise to make long strips. Place in the pan and cook for about 2 minutes on each side, or until crisp.
  • Place on a plate lined with a paper towel. Season with the sea salt, black pepper, and garlic powder.

Makes 6 servings

These plaintain strips are perfect with this jerk coleslaw recipe.

Adapted from Spork-Fed

Los Angeles-based Spork Foods is a gourmet vegan food company owned and operated by sisters Heather Bell and Jenny Engel. They offer vegan organic cooking classes, chef training, recipe development, and private chef work in Los Angeles and worldwide. Their cookbook, Spork-Fed, with a foreword by fellow fans Emily and Zooey Deschanel, is currently in stores. They teach all over the country and the world, reaching over 10,000 people a year.

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