Overview

This raw corn chip recipe is simple enough to make, although you will require a food processor and a dehydrator. The main ingredients include corn, yellow bell pepper and ground flaxseeds.
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  • Prep Time

    10 min
  • Total Time

    10 hours 10 min
  • Suggested Servings

    6 servings
  • Shelf Life

    Eat immediately
  • Equipment

Ingredients

Nutrition Facts

Directions

  • 1. Throw the corn and yellow pepper in the food processor. Process until almost smooth.
  • 2. Add the remaining ingredients and process in your food processor until nicely blended for cracker/chip type texture. Don't over-process.
  • 3. Spread onto two parchment-lined dehydrator sheets. Throw the mixture in your dehydrator.  (Do a whole sheet and then cut or snap them when they're partially dehydrated.)
  • 4. I usually dehydrate at 115 degrees for the first hour and then lower to 105 for the remaining time frame. Check them after four hours. If possible, flip them over and dehydrate for another four hours or so. Remember, dehydrating is an art and depends on lots of variables. So just check on 'em every once in a while.

The Rawtarian's Thoughts

By The Rawtarian

Raw corn chip recipes are, of course, a necessity if you're going to be serving raw guacamole (delicious recipe for raw guac here)!

This raw corn chip recipe is simple enough to make, although you will require a food processor and a dehydrator (see my article with tips re: the appliances required for raw food recipes). You will need about 6 corn cobs to make 3 cups fresh corn kernels. (Feel free to halve the recipe if you prefer.)

Raw corn chips are delicious! Of course, I like to serve mine with the aforementioned guacamole, but, of course, you could serve them with anything, even just a slice of cucumber or tomato or on top of a salad. Chips are chips, I guess. You'll figure out what to do with them!

This recipe makes two dehydrator trays.

I like this raw corn chip recipe best when they're still a little bit moist and not totally dehydrated. Being able to bend them is nice. But if you're planning on storing this recipe for a long period of time you have to dehydrate them really well (totally dry, over-dried!) otherwise they'll go bad in storage.  

Nutrition Overview

B+grade
  • This recipe is very low in Carbohydrates.
  • This recipe is low in Calories.
  • This recipe is an excellent source of Vitamin C.
  • This recipe is a good source of Protein, Dietary Fiber, Iron, and Vitamin B6.
  • This recipe is a noteworthy source of Vitamin K.

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Just one single question: I thought that we are not supposed to dehydrate to a higher temperature than 100 or 105°, because it'll "kill" all vitamins and stuff.
Love your work, thanks for sharing!

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Hi Mau, I discuss this in greater detail in my course called Raw Dehydrating 101, but in short, if you just increase to higher temps for the first hour then lower down to 100 or 110 then the temp stays at raw temps

Hope this helps!

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I can not find yellow pepper anywhere right now, but I can find red pepper. Would that work okay, or would it taste funny?

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I love this recipe and have made it multiple times. As mentioned on Twitter, I also spread this is about 5-6 inch circles and dehydrated until pliable but firm enough to hold filling. Then I used them as tortillas with lots of goodies loaded inside! So delicious! Thanks for a great recipe. I have some chips over on my desk right now!

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Mmm, fab way to enjoy the chips, Jessica! :)

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Hello. Can I use amaranth instead of flax seed?

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Hi Colleen. No, the ingredients won't stick together properly.

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Thanks rawtarian , I am in Australia and chilli powder to us is ground up dried red chillies and is very hot! It's ok will just adjust. Thanks again..

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My pleasure Hear_me_raw!

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Hi, I am working my way through your recipes and having a great time! I just wanted to double check that the chilli powder measurement was 1tbs and not 1tsp? Thanks

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Hi Hear Me Raw!

Yes, that is 1 tablespoon of chilli powder. But remember that chilli powder is not SPICY - (I am not talking about cayenne powder) so you should be good to go :)

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The only chili powder I have ever run across is cayenne powder. Do you have a mix of your own you are using for this recipe?

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Hi Bradley!

Nope, I just buy it in the spice section called "chilli powder" - it is kinda like a mexican flavor. Again, not spicy.

(Feel free to omit it from this recipe if you can't find it)

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Yeah, I was headed back. it is the red pepper flakes that are the cayenne :$

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:)

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I ve tried corn chips before..but I did not get that perfect shape..and the pics look yummy too..

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Thanks Shobha! Glad to have you here :)

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Hi Laura-Jane
I've been loving your recipes been following you online for the last month and just got your App. Can't wait to try your carrot cake and brownies :) I've been loving your salads!
Just a quick question about dehydrating... I'm a newbie and would love to try my hand at making some crispy treats... I'm not yet an owner of a dehydrator - would the oven on a low heat with the door ajar do the trick for now? Thanks so much!

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Hi Carmen, so glad you are enjoying my app and recipes! Glad to have you on board. Re: dehydrating, this is kind of a disappointing answer but I feel strongly about it. It's best not to dehydrate until you get a dehydrator. (oven door ajar does NOT work. I've tried it!)

Best dehydrator is 9-tray excalibur, hands down. But... it is expensive! http://tinyurl.com/ah6o3qt

You can also get a Vegikiln - they are cheaper, white, not as "reputable" but they get the job done: http://tinyurl.com/avb59e3

You should get a 8-to-10-tray, and do not get a round dehydrator.

The good news is that there are many non-dehydrator recipes that will keep you going for now :)

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Can't wait to try this recipe! I have an Excaliber and love it but I am curious why you say not to get a round dehydrator? Isn't it going to do a good job if it has a temperature control?

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Hi Leann, generally the round dehydrators don't circulate air in the same way and often won't dehydrate as well, also the shape can be inconvenient for wraps etc (since they are usually a ring / donut shape with a hole in the middle)

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Hi Laura-Jane!
I got my dehydrator. Yeeeeeeh!
I'm making these ones, I can't wait to test them.
BTW, I got both of your apps, they are AWESOME! They make the life of a newbie so much easy!!!

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Awesome, Judith. Hope they taste to your liking! And glad you are enjoying the apps! Music to my ears :)

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Hi, can you suggest a good substitute for pepper as I need to avoid nightshade family. Thanks

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Hi Bayari, you could use more fresh corn instead of the pepper

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I love your recipes thank you so much for the great content! I wanted to tell you though that the link above that says "see my article with tips re: the appliances required for raw food recipes) actually just takes you to your recipes index. That is what's happening to me anyway. Thanks again!

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Thanks Sandrine, you are right! That link was broken. Fixed now!

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I can not find yellow pepper anywhere right now, but I can find red pepper. Would that work okay, or would it taste funny?

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