Blissful and Domestic - Creating a Beautiful Life on Less: Homemade Potato Chips

Friday, May 23, 2014

Homemade Potato Chips

Homemade Potatoe Chips

We all love them right? Those delicious, fried pieces of thinly cut potatoes. Whether we want to admit it or not, we all love them or crave them at some time. Because of this I had a thought "Why not try to make some at home"? Well that is exactly what I did this week. I found a great deal on potatoes at Costco. I snagged a 20 lb for under $6. I was pretty excited. I now have 20 lbs of potatoes to use up over the next month or so. That being said, I decided to try my hand at making homemade chips. These were simple to make, but quite a bit time consuming. Thank you Percy Jackson and the hubby for entertaining the red heads, while I made these. Plan for about an hour, since the time consuming part is frying each batch of potatoes.

You need enough oil to fill a large frying pan with about 3 inches of oil. Heat to 375'. Slice your potatoes 1/8 inch thick. As you slice your potatoes, put them into a bowl of cold water. The cold water helps to remove the starch from the potatoes. Allow your potatoes to soak for about 1hour. Remove from the water and pat dry before frying.
Working in batches, fry your potatoes slices for 3 minutes on each side. You want them to be golden brown on each side. Use a slotted, metal spoon to remove potatoes from oil. Transfer to a plate, lined with paper towels, to drain. Allow the oil to reheat in between batches. Lightly sprinkle with salt. Enjoy!

Homemade Potatoe Chips

Make it a meal! Serve it with Sloppy Joes!

Xo Danielle

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  1. I love making homemade potato chips. For a fun flavor change...try sprinkling with lemon pepper seasoning...YUM!

  2. Those chips look amazing!!! In fact, the plate looks delicious! Thanks so much for sharing...sometimes the time spent cooking is truly worth it and this looks like one of those times. :-)

  3. I made some of these after seeing them on another blog and they are soooooo good. My family loved them. Only problem is that they take forever to fry up and my family was eating them as quickly as I got them out of the oil. They are worth the effort though. Now I need to get some more potatoes and make some more of these....


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