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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Organic Coconut Chips Recipe

Learn how to quickly and easily crack open a coconut and enjoy freshly made organic baked coconut chips.


 Coconuts are not indigenous to Africa but have found the perfect home to grow in Africa’s Madagascar and coastal countries of east Africa.


Coconuts are not indigenous to Africa but have found the perfect home to grow in Africa’s Madagascar and coastal countries of east Africa.
Organic Coconut Chips Recipe

Coconut Chips Recipe


Ingredients:
1 coconut
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons sugar (optional)
½ teaspoon paprika (optional)

Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Then use a corkscrew or screwdriver and a hammer to pierce the eyes. Strain water through a fine sieve into a glass or bowl to allow the coconut water to drain out.

Place the coconut in a sturdy plastic bag and smash it on a hard surface like a floor or concrete driveway.

Separate coconut flesh from shell, rinse and dry coconut. Using a vegetable peeler, remove strips from edges.

Place the coconut strips on a baking sheet in a single layers, season with salt and paprika and bake until toasted, about 10 minutes. Sprinkle with sugar and enjoy!


Did you know?

Coconut water is a clear liquid in the fruit's center that is inside young coconuts. Coconut water is low in calories, fat and cholesterol free, and full of potassium, more potassium than bananas in fact. 

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