Microwave Potato Chips – A small batch

March 24, 2013 at 11:23 am Leave a comment

potato chips

A friend shared this recipe from TheKitchn.com with me, and after some experimenting, I got it to work pretty well… if I do say so myself. You absolutely need a mandolin, set on the thinnest setting to get the correct thickness for these to work. Slicing with a knife, or in a food processor, just doesn’t get them thin enough. It’s a perfect small batch to satisfy a craving.

1 small potato (or other root vegetable), scrubbed clean
Salt (other seasonings optional)

Thinly slice the potato (1/16 inch thick)
plunge slices into cold water
soak and rinse the slices until the water runs clear

Dry the slices completely, between cloth or paper towels, or in a salad spinner.

Arrange the slices on a paper towel lined plate in a single layer
(do not overlap, the slices will stick)
sprinkle with salt and/or other desired seasonings

Microwave at 100% power for 3 minutes
flip the slices
continue to microwave at 50% power at 1 minute intervals
checking and removing the chips as they brown, and continue to cook the underdone chips

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