Thursday, November 13, 2008

Homemade Potato Chips, Microwaved and SUPER easy and good and crunchy, like Kettle Chips, but better and really inexpensive...

Can you tell I really really like these?

They are really super easy to make. Slice the potatoes, place on an olive-oiled plate, drizzle with olive oil, microwave for about 7-10ish minutes, sprinkle with a bit of salt or any seasoning you like, and VOILA, crunchy, delicious, healthy potato chips!

Wash your potatoes. I used a really big one that I had from a 50 pound bag of Grade B (does that stand for Big?) potatoes.

Leave the skin on!

Use a mandoline if you have one, or slice very thinly with a sharp knife.

Lightly brush some olive oil on a plate. (I use organic extra virgin olive oil)

Arrange the potatoes in a single layer. You can salt and season them now or later.

Microwave on HIGH for 7-9 minutes and then check on them. See if they are hard. You don't want flimsy chips, go for crunchy!

Let them cool, if you can help it.

They are fantastic. I'm a huge fan of crunchy kettle like chips. I find that we can eat one bag in one sitting. When I say "we", I mean my 4 boys and I. Really! Okay, I could eat a whole bag by myself. I try not to. At least when you make your own chips, you know what's going into them.

Nothing "hard to pronounce" in them.

Get creative! Add some cajun seasoning, garlic and salt, or try a vinegar chip.

They really are too good, beware!


raj said...

hey, i looked in today to respond to your comment and found this!!!!
yay! gold!
anyway, im making this SOOOON!
well, yes, im in new york right now and rasgullas as available at any indian store in your city!
they're made from a kind of indian cottage cheese and are in a sugar syrup. i searched and i found a recipe-you can easily make it, but it is a little time consuming

i hope that helps!!

The Southern Family said...

This is very interesting! I have never heard of this technique...I will have to try it.

chicky*bits said...

What a great idea! I'm so trying this next time I have an extra spud lying around.

Thanks for stopping by, hope you try the tarte tatin recipe soon :)

Kay said...

I've never made homemade potato chips! Have to give these a try!

Sarah Mae said...

wow, that does look easy - thank you so much! I am excited to try them!

jen said...

I am so trying these today! What a fabulous idea!

So glad I "found you" and I'll be back!

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