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spicy ribbon potato chips

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Bernice Mosteller
Casar, NC

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.

(1 rating)
yield 6 -- 8
prep time 45 Min
method Deep Fry

Ingredients For spicy ribbon potato chips

  • 4 md
    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

How To Make spicy ribbon potato chips

  • 1
    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.
  • 2
    In a small bowl, combine the chili powder, garlic salt, cayenne and remaining salt; set aside.
  • 3
    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.