Sunday, February 26, 2012

Microwave Potato Chips Recipe Plus Video

My favorite snack with the healthiest ingredients. I made them, I know what's in them and these taste amazing, real potatoes, salt and hardly any calories. What more can you ask for with this simple recipe that takes no more than 4 minutes for a plate of them?
 
1 1/3 pounds Yukon Gold (these taste the best!)
 Cooking spray flavored oil,  canola, olive oil or butter flavor or use 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt 
 Some suggestions would be a teaspoon of any of these idea's mixed with oil (see above for suggested measure of oil),  cajun seasonings, butter seasonings, dry ranch dressing mixes or other Italian seasonings.  Barbecue sauce instead of oil can be substituted. Proceed with the same instructions.
 
 For thin slice as these are,  use a mandolin  and cut into very thin slices. Slice potatoes into 1/8-inch rounds for thick potato chips. On a oiled sprayed microwave safe plate place potatoes in a single layer on plate. Sprinkle salt on the potatoes (and/or seasonings) or toss slices in  bowl with oil and salt to coat evenly or with your preferred seasonings. 
Microwave, uncovered, on high until some slices start to get deep yellow in color around 2 minutes and then flip them (I am using a1000 watt microwave). Turn slices over carefully, these are hot so be careful not to burn yourself.  Microwave again until they start to crisp checking and turning every 40 seconds and depending on thickeness you will have to watch they do not over brown, they will brown differently this is normal.  Check frequently and keep turning that is the key to them not over browning (just like when toasting coconut and having to keep stirring you keep turning these!) Transfer chips to another plate and allow to cool completely. (They will get harder and crisp when they cool.  These do not keep more than 3 days in an airtight container but I guarantee there won't be any leftovers!   Enjoy!

20 comments:

Lyndsey said...

Wow! it looks so easy and so good!

Greg said...

Now you make them healthy, I think chips were my biggest weakness when I weighed over 300 pounds and I was trying to lose weight. I like that you add flavoring ideas.

Federica said...

This is a great idea to cook potatoes quickly. It looks amazing. Bye, have a good Sunday

Lizzy said...

My family would love these...and so much better than the bagged chips!

raquel@eRecipe.com said...

Healthy chips. A must try =)

ARLENE said...

I love chips but hardly ever eat them, so I must try these healthier ones. Love using my mandoline.

Alida said...

Delicious chippies! Yours look very interesting and yummy!

Kim Bee said...

My goodness I am drooling all over my keyboard here. Great job Claudia.

Jersey Girl Cooks said...

Wow, this is amazing! I will have to try it.

Tina said...

For those that do not realize how bad store bought chips can be-they definitely need to look at the label. I think it is awesome that you came up with a healthier alternative. Also, you do not have to spend a lot of time making these.
Thanks for posting this and getting use pointed in a healthier direction!

Kiri W. said...

Very cool! I had no idea you could make them in a microwave :) Love it!

alana said...

Ditto with everything Kiri said, I had no idea they could be done in a microwave!

L. Starkey said...

Hi there. I'm stopping by from Katherine's Corner and the Favorite Things blog hop. Great recipe for healthy chips -- my family will love them! Now I just have to get me a mandolin...

Jonnique said...

Thanks, I live for chips! Found you through Katherines corner and I am now a new follower! Can you post on my Taste This Thursday party!? www.bellmiracle.blogspot.com

Evelyn said...

Yes, I will definitely try these. I am trying to eat healthier and when one makes their own food, one doesn't have to wonder what's in it. I found you on the Katherine's Corner Blog Hop and I am glad I did. I am now following you and would love a follow back.

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Thanks, I so enjoyed the visit!

Mrs Sarah Coller said...

This is a great recipe. I've got several in my home that I know would enjoy trying those out! :)

I wanted to stop by and invite you to come participate in my Spring Giveaway Jubilee. There are several giveaways up already and more will be added throughout the month. You can enter them all and even link up one of your own, if you'd like!

Have a great night,

Sarah

Karren said...

I came from Katherine's Corner to give you a wink. I'm enjoying your blog and wont stop, I will now continue to do the hop!! Now that we met come follow me, on my..... GFC....Oh! My Heartsie


Your friend from @Oh! My Heartsie
Karren

Katherines Corner said...

potato chips are one of my favorite things. so it is wonderful that you have linked these yummy microwave chips to our hop xo

Little Susie Home Maker said...

You are right, those wouldn't last long in my house! Great recipe.
Blessings,
Susie

Deborah Dowd said...

Can't wait to try these!!!