Homemade chips can be made in the comfort of your own home using your oven.
Slice the potatoes very thin, you can use a peeler or a sharp knife to get the chips as thin as possible.
Line a baking sheet with a silicone mat. Coat the chips in oil and lay them fat on the silicone mat. Bake the chips at 400 degrees F for 15-30 min.
How to make crispy potato chips at home
To make crispy potato chips at home, cut the potato chips as thin as possible. Lay the potato chips flat with them not overlapping. The thicker the chips, the longer you’ll have to bake them for in order to get them crispy. Check the chips in the oven, the chips should start to curl on the edges and get a little brown when they are looking about finished. Cook the chips until all of the edges are browned and looking crispy. Let the chips cool on a paper towel. The paper towel absorbs any extra moisture, making them as crispy as possible.
How do you keep homemade potato chips crispy
To keep homemade potato chips crispy, store your homemade chips in an airtight container. The more they are exposed to the air, the more humidity will be absorbed by the chips. The makes the chips loose they crispiness. By storing them in an airtight container, the humidity will not be able to penetrate the airtight container, keeping your chips as crispy as possible.
How to make Salt and Vinegar Chips
Pour 1-2 tbsp of white vinegar or malt vinegar in a heat proof bowl. Sprinkle some coarse salt into the vinegar.
When the chips have come out of the oven, place them immediately in the bowl with the salt and vinegar. Coat the chips using a spoon to mix them. Remove the chips from the bowl and place them on a paper towel to let them dry.
How to make Chili Lime Chips
Combine 1/2 tsp chili powder and 1/2 tsp cumin in a small bowl. After the chips have finished baking, sprinkle a bit of the spice mixture on the chips. Squeeze a little bit of lime juice on top. Let the chips dry on a paper towel.
How to make Parmesan and Rosemary Chips
Grate parmesan cheese into small pieces. You’ll only need about a tbsp of grated parmesan cheese. Once the chips have finished baking, top with grated parmesan and sprinkle a bit of rosemary over the chips. Let the chips dry on paper towel.
How to make baked BBQ Chips
Combine the following spice mixture:
- 1 1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1 teaspoon brown sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
Bake your chips until crispy. Remove the chips from the oven and sprinkle the BBQ chip spice mixture over top of the chips. Let the chips dry on a paper towel and then they will ready to enjoy.