Extra-Crunchy Potato Chips Recipe

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Recipe Facts

4.7

(3)

Active: 60 mins
Total: 60 mins
Serves: 4 servings
Makes: 1 bowl potato chips

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound russet potatoes (about 2 large), sliced 1/8th of an inch thick on a mandoline slicer, rinsed under cold running water and stored in water

  • 2 tablespoons distilled white vinegar

  • 2 quarts canola or peanut oil

  • Kosher salt

Directions

  1. Drain potatoes. Combine vinegar and 2 quarts water in large saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Add potatoes and cook for three minutes. Drain and spread on paper towel-lined rimmed baking sheet. Allow to dry for five minutes, moving potatoes around to get even drying.

  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in large wok or Dutch oven to 325°F. Add 1/3 of potato slices and cook, stirring and flipping constantly with wire mesh spider or slotted spoon until potatoes release no more bubbles, 10-20 minutes. Transfer chips to a large bowl lined with paper towels, sprinkle with salt, and toss to coat (smaller chips may cook faster than large ones and should be removed from the oil as they finish).

  3. Transfer seasoned chips to a serving bowl and repeat step 2 with remaining 2 batches chips. Serve immediately or allow to cool completely before transferring to zipper-lock bag.

Special equipment

mandoline slicer

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)
269 Calories
18g Fat
24g Carbs
3g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 269
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 252mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 9mg 47%
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 624mg 13%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)