This recipe appears in:Game Day Snacks: 4 Awesome Homemade Potato Chip Flavors
Za'atar, a Middle Eastern spice mixture most often made with sumac (a tart spice), sesame seeds, thyme, and oregano, gets a new starring role as a flavor for homemade potato chips. Best of all, it's incredibly easy: just sprinkle store-bought za-atar on the freshly fried chips and you're all set.
Note: It's important that the chips are seasoned and flavored as soon as they come out of the oil, while they're still hot and glistening.
While chips are still hot and fresh from the oil, and working in batches if necessary, set in a large paper-towel-lined bowl and season with salt and sprinkle za'atar all over. Using clean hands, toss to coat chips evenly, then transfer to a serving bowl. Cooled chips can be stored in a zipper-lock bag or airtight container for up to 2 days.