Vinegar & Salt Chips

Andy Anderson !

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@ThePretentiousWichitaChef

I love vinegar chips but I don’t like the things that they put into the store-bought ones. This recipe contains potatoes, vinegar, and salt… that’s about it.

So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.


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Serves:

1

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Deep Fry

Ingredients

PLAN/PURCHASE

1 lb
russet potatoes
1 c
white vinegar
1 c
filtered water
1 Tbsp
salt, kosher variety
peanut oil, for deep frying

Directions Step-By-Step

1
PREP/PREPARE
2
Gather your ingredients.
3
Cut the potato into 1/8-inch (.3cm) slices.
4
Chef’s Tip: A mandoline is a great tool for this step, but watch your fingers when slicing that tater.
5
Place the sliced potatoes into a bowl of cold water, and allow them to sit for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
6
Rinse and drain the potatoes.
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Add the cup of vinegar and water with the salt into a bowl, and stir until the salt is completely dissolved.
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Add the potato slices, and allow them to rest for 2 hours.
9
Add about 2 inches (5cm) of oil to a pot, and bring up to 320f (160c).
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Remove the potato slices from the vinegar/water bath, and thoroughly dry on paper towels.
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Add to the oil in batches.
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Allow to deep fry until crisp, about 4 to 5 minutes.
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Drain on paper towels, and sprinkle with additional salt.
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Chef’s Note: You could even make these healthier by baking them in the oven.
15
PLATE/PRESENT
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Serve with a sandwich, or just eat them out of the bowl. Enjoy
17
Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids