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Mango Chips

Tasty mango chips or dried mango recipe

Delicious Mango Chips

Looking for a perfect healthy snack? Or want to occupy your kids for 5-10 minutes and add to their overall health at the same time? Look no further. In this post, we will show you how to make mango chips. This is my kid’s favorite snack. It is also the parties’ winner every time. People love to snack on chips and what better if they can snack on healthy chips! If time is more important to you than money, then check out these dried mangos:

Healthy and Tasty Chips

For some reason, crunchy feel good to some people. My family won’t eat the chewy store-bought dry mango (gladly!!) because it sticks to our teeth and drives us crazy. I am lucky on that front because the store-bought dried mango is not only super expensive but also unhealthy. It has added sugar, preservatives, GMOs, and what not. Since you are making this mango chips recipe from scratch, there is NO added sugar, GMO, preservatives, additives, or any other unhealthy ingredients. This recipe is made with only 1 ingredient – fresh mango!

It Is Easy To Make Mango Chips

You are probably now wondering, there are too many good things to be true. What is the catch? What is the footnote? Well, let’s see. It is quite easy and quick to make mango chips. In fact, all you have to do is just cut up the mango. I can do it any time – while the kids are sleeping, late at night, early in the morning, any time really. Then, what is it? I can’t really think of one, to be honest. The only thing that comes to mind as a drawback to this recipe is that I make my mango with a dehydrator (as opposed to the oven). I had to spend $$$ to buy the equipment. However, this is one of my best investments! I make so many healthy and delicious snacks with the dehydrator (the mango chips being my kid’s favorite and the jerky being my husband’s favorite) that I would make this purchase over and over again.

1 Ingredient Recipe

Anyway, enough said – this is a wonderful snack and healthy choice to include in your diet. I don’t even put anything on the mangoes. They are naturally sweet and have a wonderful taste as they are. All you need is about 7 mangoes (depending on how big they are and how thin you like the slices) and a dehydrator. We like the mango crisp and crunchy, so I leave the mango to dry for about 10-12 hours. I let my husband taste it and when he likes it I just take it out from the dehydrator. If you are making those mangoes for the first time, I suggest experimenting with different slices’ thickness and drying time. You may as well like the chewy version of the snack for which you need less dehydrating time.

Equipment

You will need a dehydrator for this recipe. I made my research many years ago and liked the Excalibur dehydrator. I still have it and it is working perfectly. The 4 trays dehydrator seems to be best as my family isn’t super big. I also don’t have a garden where I have an enormous load of fruits and vegetables to dry and preserve. I use my dehydrator mainly for luxury snacks that I love eating but they are expensive or unhealthy at the store.

Tasty dried mango and delicious mango chips

Mango Chips

Delicious mango chips to grab on the go or bring to parties.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 hrs
Active Time 15 mins
Total Time 10 hrs 15 mins
Skill Level :Beginner
Gluten Free
Vegan
Vegetarian
Nut Free
Dairy Free
Course Appetizer, Kids, Party Dish, Picnic, Side, Snack
Calories 135
Servings 7
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

Prep

  • Wash hands with soap and water. Check out our article about how to wash hands properly
  • Scrub about 7 mangoes with a clean vegetable brush under running water. Depending on the size of the mangoes and the thickness of the slices you like, you may need more or less mangoes.
    Fresh mango to dehydrate for dried mango snack
  • Cut each mango in 2 halves around the pit
    Fresh mango is cut into two halves to dry for dried mango chips snack
  • Peel off the skin of the mangoes
  • Cut the mangoes' halves in as thin slices as you would like. My family likes thin slices as they are more crisp.

Dehydrate

  • Arrange the mango slices into the dehydrator's sheets
    Mango slices are arranged on the dehydrator's sheets to be dried for a delisious mango chips or dried mango side or snack
  • Put the dehydrator's trays full with mango slices back into the dehydrator. Close the dehydrator's lid.
    The dehydrator's trays are arranged back into the dehydratoor for the mango slices to dy until they become delisouc crisp mango chips.
  • Depending on the type of dehydrator you are using choose about 140 Fahrenheit degrees for drying. On my dehydrator, I chose the "Fruits" option that gets me the 140 degrees Fahrenheit (60 degrees Celsius)
  • Dry for 8-10 hours depending on your taste. My family likes the mango chips after about 10 hours of drying as they are crisp and crunchy.
    Mango slices are turned into mango chips on the dehydrator tray after being dried for about 11 hours
  • Enjoy!
    Tasty mango chips or dried mango recipe

Video

YouTube video

Notes

  • I wash, peel, and cut one mango at a time. So, if I am done after the 6th mango, then I stop rather than pre-cutting more mangoes than I might need.
  • Left overs -I use the left overs to give to my kids as fresh fruit, add to smoothies, yogurt, etc.
    • After I fill up the dehydrator's sheets, there might be left overs from the last mango I cut up
    • When I cut up the mango in 2 halves, there is residual flesh left around the pit.
    • We are extremely excited to announce we are now using the saferecipeguide.org guidelines to make our recipe safe-friendly. We will slowly be incorporating the safe recipe guidelines into our recipe instructions!

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Mango Chips
Amount Per Serving
Calories 135 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 0.1g1%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.2g
Sodium 4mg0%
Potassium 323mg9%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 31g34%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 1600IU32%
Vitamin C 79.2mg96%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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5 thoughts on “Mango Chips

  1. Thanks for giving this mango chips..

    1. I am glad you liked it!

  2. 5 stars
    Thank you for the write up. I am definitely going to try it

  3. I have been looking for this information, but I don’t have a dehydrator, can one use microwave?

    1. I haven’t used a microwave for this recipe. Maybe you can try to use the oven at the lowest possible temperature setting you have.

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