Mom´s Fried Green Plantain Chips Soup (Paleo-AIP)


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Mom´s Fried Green Plantain Chips Soup (Paleo, AIP).

I haven´t made this soup for a while, but I love it. It´s very creamy, palatable, and fills you up. My mom´s used to do it, but I think is slightly different than the other's I have seen, she made it with fried banana chips, is awesome! believe me. It´s perfect for lunch or dinner, for a sick person, and kids, and it´s paleo, gluten-free and grain-free.


The green plantains provide many nutritional benefits because have many vitamins and minerals to bring, some are Vitamins A, C, and B6, Minerals: iron, potassium, magnesium, also they have protein, carbohydrates, calories, and fiber in the form of resistant starch, that means that your stomach can´t digest it, but  when it´s going to the large intestine, is fermented, and is good for your gut flora, helping absorb more easily the probiotics, and prevents some diseases.







Health Benefits of Plantains: 
  • Regulate the digestive system.                                      
  • Combat free radicals.
  • Aid magnesium insufficiency.
  • Improve the function of the brain.
  • Increase the deficient levels of potassium.
  • Increment the health of the immune system.
  • Combat gastritis and intestinal disorders, and overall gut health.
  • Lower the glycemic index.
Besides, a good bone broth is the other key to this recipe and it´s very tasteful. You can make at home, (simmer in very low temperatures for long hours the bones, marrows, cartilages, ligaments, and organs) or buy it liquid or in powder form, try to have a good one, No-GMO or completely organic are the best. 

You should take bone broth regularity, it has outstanding benefits and is one of the healthiest food itself, that provides essentials amino acids, protein, vitamin A,  minerals iron, calcium, selenium, magnesium, phosphorus, sulfur, and manganese, omega-3, healthy fats, and lipids.

Benefits of consuming Bone Broth:

  • Regulates the metabolism.
  • Helps weight loss.
  • Aids gut syndrome.
  • Natural multi-collagen source.
  • Improves memory.
  • Conserves the bones health.
  • Growths and rejuvenate the health of skin, hair, and nails.
  • Protects and repair joints
  • Keeps up the immune system.
  • Detox the body.
  • Support heart health and cardiovascular system in general.
  • Restores body cells.
  • Reduces inflammation.
My mom´s recipe is not complicated to make it, a little time to fry the plantain chips.  You can buy them from the store, but I think they don´t taste the same as this one, also the majority, have been fried into not good oils. Maybe, if you want. you can fry them in advance, store them, and make this creamy soup when you have more time, if you do n´t eat them all first, ha, ha, because they are delicious, believe me.


MOM´S FRIED GREEN PLANTAIN CHIPS SOUP (PALEO-AIP APPROVED)
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Ingredients:

  1. 2 green plantains, peeled and cut into chips
  2. 6 cups of bone broth protein (chicken, meat, and pork will work)
  3. 1 big onion chopped
  4. 4 garlic cloves chopped
  5. salt to taste
  6. black pepper to taste
  7. 1/4 cup chopped cilantro or parsley, separated some for decoration
  8. Dash of oregano (optional)
  9. Dash of cumin (optional)
  10. 1/2 cup of coconut oil for frying (to cover them)
Instructions:

Remove the peel from the plantains and cut into chips.


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The process to make Mon´s Green Plantain Chips Soup.
Put a skillet with the coconut oil in medium temperature, when it's hot, throw the plantain chips in batches to fry, try to separate them (this makes them crispy)

Take a bowl or plate with a kitchen towel and let them in it, to absorb the excess of oil.

When you are done, take off the oil of the skillet and let about 2 tablespoons of oil in it.
                                                                      Caramelized the chopped onions, then the garlic, and add part of the chopped parsley, stir.

Mix with the bone broth, that is at room temperature or warm. Add the other ingredients. Note: If you have a bone broth protein in powder, mix 3-4 scoops with 12 oz water each one and you can proceed with the recipe.

Blend part of the plantain chips with the bone broth until smooth, and put this mixture into a pot up to you have finished.

Bring the pot on the stovetop and boil it, then reduce the temperature and simmer the soup around 10-15 minutes until desired consistency,  taste and adjust the salt and pepper.
                                                                   
Serve with more parsley or cilantro.

Enjoy!

Notes:  Can be refrigerated for about 5 days.
First, at all, you need to have a savory bone broth, either, made by you or store-bought.
Other variations: put shredded parmesan cheese on top, or at the end of simmering, a tablespoon of nutritional yeast.

The recipe makes around 4 servings.

Preparation time: 10-15 min.
Time to fry and cook: 20 min.
Total Time: Around 35 min.


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