These classic potato chips can easily be made at home.Slideshow: More Chips and Dips Recipes

Russ Pillar
April 2004

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Credit: © John Kernick

Recipe Summary

active:
50 mins
total:
2 hrs 50 mins
Yield:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Using a mandoline, slice the potatoes 1/16 inch thick. Rinse the slices under cold water and put them in a large bowl with 2 tablespoons of salt. Add cold water to cover and let stand for 1 hour.

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  • Drain the potatoes and return them to the bowl. Add water to cover and let soak for 1 more hour. Drain and pat dry.

  • In a large pot, heat 2 inches of oil to 350° over moderately high heat. Working in small batches, fry the potato chips, stirring a few times, until golden, about 4 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the potato chips to paper towels to drain. Sprinkle with salt and serve.

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