Healthy homemade potato chips made in the air fryer are amazingly crispy, delicious, and a healthier way to enjoy potato chips.
Here is what you will need to make this recipe
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- Russet or yukon gold potatoes
- Olive oil or avocado oil
- Sea salt
- A mandoline slicer, sharp knife or food processor to slice the potatoes
- Air Fryer or a Baking Rack
If you have a hard time saying no to potato chips, you have to try these! They are so crispy and delicious even though they are made with very little oil.
Dip your homemade chips in our caramelized onion dip for a real treat.
How to make the crispiest potato chips
- The air fryer circulates air around the potato slices which produces crispy chips. If you don’t have an air fryer, you can place the slices on a baking rack which will also allow the air to circulate around the potatoes.
- Thin sliced potatoes; use a food processor, mandoline slicer or a sharp knife to slice the potatoes.
- Soak the potatoes in water – Soaking the potatoes in cold water will realease some of the starch which also helps to prouce a crispy chip.
The skin of the potatoes can be left on, or you can take an extra step and peel them before slicing them.
After soaking the potato slices in cold water, be sure to dry them off completely on a kitchen towl or paper towel before tossing them in oil so that the oil sticks to them.
Store your potato chips in an air tight container at room temperature for two to three days.
We usually go simple with our chips and season them with a little bit of sea salt, but you can use all kinds of flavors to season your chips. Here are a few ideas to sprinkle onto your chips before baking them.
- Your favorite bbq rub
- Jerk seasoning
- Chili powder & cumin combined
- Parmesan cheese
- Nutritional yeast
- Fresh or dried herbs
- Garlic Powder
- Onion Powder
- Sea salt and pepper
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Nutrition information is provided by Nutrifox, an online calculator and is meant to be used for informational purposes only. Even though I try to provide accurate information, these figures should still be considered as estimates.