Dehydrated Kiwi Chips

One of the best ways to get more nutrients from fruits is to dehydrate them. Kiwifruit or Chinese gooseberry is a berry that is rich in many forms of vitamins and nutrients. Dehydrated kiwi fruit can increase the nutritional value of the fruit from its usual amount. It can also serve as a snack for your guests. Just like potato chips, dehydrated kiwi chips make a perfect grab and go snack. They are perfectly portable, and you can enjoy them anytime and anywhere. Dry kiwi chip is effortless to make, and anyone who is an inexperienced cook can prepare it at home.

Kiwi chips are a perfect snack that provides you a chewy, tangy taste just like the natural kiwis. If you want to taste the tart in the chips, you better ought to try it with the lemon juice sprinkled from the top. A dried kiwi recipe or dehydrated kiwi recipe is an attractive option for a special treat between meals or a mid-afternoon snack.

It takes about 15 minutes to prepare and about 12 hours to cook this crispy kiwi fruit recipe. A piece of kiwi fruit yields about 5-6 pieces of kiwi chips.

Dehydrated Kiwi Chips

Dehydrated Kiwi Chips

In most of the kiwi recipes, kiwifruit is the primary ingredient. In this recipe, the element is something similar. The best way to prepare the dehydrated kiwi chips is to use the fruit dehydrator. But don’t worry as you can use other means to prepare the chips as well. There are three main ways to dry kiwi slices or dehydrating kiwi slices: oven-dried, sun-dried, and fruit dehydrator. But before using these methods peel kiwi fruit well.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 12 hrs
Total Time 12 hrs 15 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 2 people

Equipment

  • Oven
  • Fruit Dehydrator

Ingredients
  

  • 6 Kiwi Fruits
  • Lemon Juice (optional)
  • 2 tbsp Powdered Ascorbic Acid

Instructions
 

Oven-dried kiwi fruits

  • Slice the kiwi fruit in ¼ inches slice discs.
  • Bake the kiwis in the oven cookie sheet at 150-170 degrees for about 3-4 hours.

Dehydrating Kiwi fruit using fruit dehydrator

  • In a small bowl, add 2 tbsp of powdered ascorbic acid in a cup of water.
  • Dip your fresh kiwi fruit into the mixture before the dehydration process.
  • Arrange it in a dehydrator tray.
  • Dehydrate using the instructions mentioned in the fruit dehydrator.

Sun-dried method to dehydrate kiwi

  • Slice the kiwi fruit in ¼ inches slice discs.
  • Please place it in direct sun until the fresh kiwis are entirely dehydrated.

Notes

Using a fruit dehydrator consumes more time than using an oven.

Suggestions

  1. Turn the kiwis again and again during the sun-dried process of preparation.
  2. You can also use lemon juice instead of ascorbic acid.
  3. Make sure to slice the kiwi thinly.

Benefits of Dehydrated Kiwi Chips

Speaking about the benefits of kiwi chips, it has all the nutrition of fresh kiwi fruit, but the amount is slightly degraded.

The dehydrated kiwi fruit retains some healthful vitality as fresh kiwi fruit. Yes, dehydration of kiwi fruit reduces water content, but the dried kiwi chips consume more than 3.5 times the minerals, fiber, and folate. The kiwi fruit does lose a bit of Vitamin C during dehydration, but it is a healthy and crunchy recipe for any gatherings.

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