Homemade Potato Chips

August  2, 2010
2 Ratings
  • Makes 1 batch of potato chips
Author Notes

Homemade Potato Chips... so easy that you'll never want to pay for them at the store again! —mtlabor

What You'll Need
  • 6 new red potatoes
  • steak seasoning or salt
  • vegetable oil, for frying
  1. If you have a mandoline, this is even easier, but for those of us who do not have one (hint hint, I WANT one lol), we've got to put our knife skills to work. Try to slice the potatoes as thinly as possible, but if you like a thicker cut, be my guest.
  2. Wash off the starch from the potatoes until the water runs clear. Let them dry on a paper towel while you heat your oil.
  3. Add oil to a thick pan or dutch oven to come up about 2 inches. Heat under high heat and bring to a temp of about 365 F.
  4. Add potatoes to oil and fry for about 3-5 minutes, or until they are golden. With a slotted spoon, transfer to a paper-towel lined bowl and toss with a bit of steak seasoning (or whatever spice you like).

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1 Review

themissingingredient August 2, 2010
I love making potato chips. A benringer is a very inexpensive version of mandoline . I like it better because it is easier to clean and has different blades to use. Fresh potato chips are the best. Nice pic!