Spicy Ribbon Potato Chips

Bernice Mosteller


You won't settle for store bought chips after munching these crispy, deep fried snacks. Season with chili powder and cayenne pepper, the zippy chips are surefire crowd-pleasers. This recipe came from Taste of Home's cookbook.

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6 -- 8


45 Min


Deep Fry


4 medium
unpeeled baking potatoes
4 tsp
salt, divided
4 c
ice water
1 Tbsp
chili powder
1 tsp
garlic salt
1/4 to 1/2 tsp
cayenne pepper
oil for deep-fat frying

Directions Step-By-Step

Using a vegetable peeler or metal cheese slicer, cut potatoes into very thin lengthwise strips. Place in a large bowl; add 3 teaspoons salt and ice water. Soak for 30 minutes; drain. Place potatoes on paper towels and pat dry.
In a small bowl, combine the chili powder, garlic salt, cayenne and remaining salt; set aside.
In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375 degrees. Cook potatoes in oil in batches for 3 to 4 minutes, or until deep golden brown, stirring frequently. Remove with a slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Immediately sprinkle with seasoning mixture. Store in an airtight container.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers, Chips
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy