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Microwave Potato Chips

Can you make golden, crispy homemade potato chips in the microwave? We had our doubts, but they were quickly put to rest by this simple recipe. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Cook: 10 min./batch
  • Makes
    5 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 medium red potatoes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Curry powder

Directions

  • Layer three paper towels on a microwave-safe plate; set aside.
  • Scrub potatoes and cut into 1/16-in.-thick slices. Brush slices on both sides with olive oil and lightly sprinkle with salt and curry. Arrange on prepared plate (do not overlap).
  • Microwave on high for 3 minutes; turn and microwave 2-3 minutes longer or until chips are dry and brittle. Repeat with remaining potatoes, oil and seasonings. Let chips cool for at least 1 minute before serving. Store in an airtight container.
Cumin Crunch Potato Chips: Substitute garlic powder and ground cumin for the curry powder. Nice & Spiced Potato Chips: Substitute chili powder and ground chipotle pepper for the curry powder.
Editor's Note
This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 144 calories, 11g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 476mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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