Homemade Potato Chips Tips
What potatoes are the best for making chips?
Fresh, firm, and non-sprouted russet potatoes
are the best for making chips. Soaking the sliced potato in ice water will remove a lot of the starch content, which results in a delicious crispy chip. Just remember to pat them dry thoroughly before frying.
How do you keep homemade potato chips crispy?
To keep homemade potato chips crispy, remove their excess oil by placing them on clean paper towels after they're done frying. Then, store your chips in an air-tight container to prevent moisture exposure. Top these creative recipes
with your crispy potato chips!
Are homemade potato chips healthier than store-bought?
Yes, these homemade potato chips are healthier than store-bought! This recipe uses potatoes, oil and seasonings, so they’re not packed with preservatives you’d find in bagged chips. Homemade chips tend to be lower in fat and sodium, as you can control how little or how much salt is used according to your preferred taste. Our baked chips
and air-fryer potato chips
are healthy, too!
How do I slice potatoes to make my chips more uniform?
To slice uniform chips, use a mandolin to slice the potato. It not only cuts down on time, but using a slicer creates consistent slice sizes which ensures that your chips will cook evenly.
3/4 cup: 176 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 703mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein.