potato chips recipe, potato wafers recipe
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5 from 2 votes

potato chips

these homemade baked potato chips are crisp as well as delicious.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: snacks
Cuisine: world
Servings: 1 medium jar
Author: Dassana Amit

Ingredients

ingredients for potato chips

  • 3 large potatoes or 550 grams potatoes
  • 3 cups water + 1 teaspoon salt for immersing potatoes
  • 6 to 7 cups water + 1 teaspoon salt for boiling

materials needed for making potato chips

  • 2 large bowls
  • 1 mandoline slicer
  • 1 large baking tray
  • colander or strainer

Instructions

blanching potatoes to make potato chips

  • in a bowl take 3 cups water + 1 tsp salt. stir so that the salt dissolves.
  • now peel and slice potatoes using a mandoline or a slicer directly in the bowl containing water.
  • slice all the potatoes and immerse them in the water.
  • then in a pot or pan, on a high flame bring to a rolling boil 6 to 7 cups water + 1 tsp salt.
  • drain the potatoes from the bowl and add them to the boiling water.
  • blanch the potatoes for 3 to 4 minutes on the full flame.
  • then switch off the flame, cover the pot and allow the potatoes to be immersed in water for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • the potatoes should look translucent.

preparing potato chips slices

  • drain the potatoes well in a colander or strainer.
  • then add all the slices in a bowl.
  • add 1 tbsp oil and 1/2 tsp salt or add as required. gently mix very well so that the oil coats the potato slices evenly. you can also add 2 tbsp oil.
  • then place them in a lightly oiled baking tray keeping 1/2 cm space in between the slices.

baking potato chips

  • bake potato chips in a preheated oven at 250 degrees celsius for 10 to 15 minutes. 
  • do keep a check as oven temperatures vary. i baked potato chips in batches since i have small oven.
  • once they look crisp and are light golden to golden, then remove from the oven.
  • as soon as they are cooled, store potato chips in an air-tigh jar or box. they get cooled within a minute.
  • serve potato chips when required.

Notes

  • instead of baking you can also fry the potato chips.