Homemade Barbecue Potato Chips Recipe
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Homemade Barbecue Potato Chips Recipe

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Crispy with a spicy kick, these thin chips complement sandwiches, burgers, soups and more. Or snack on them with your favorite beverage. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Featured In: Homemade Snack Recipes
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + soaking Cook: 5 min./batch
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + soaking Cook: 5 min./batch
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground mustard
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 1 large potato, peeled
  • 4 cups ice water
  • Oil for deep-fat frying

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 112 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 156mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.


  1. In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients; set aside. Using a vegetable peeler, cut potato into very thin slices. Place in a large bowl; add ice water. Soak for 30 minutes.
  2. Drain potato; place on paper towels and pat dry. In an electric skillet, heat 1-1/2 in. of oil to 375°. Fry potato slices in batches for 1-2 minutes or until golden brown, turning once. Remove with a slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Immediately sprinkle with seasoning mixture. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 4-1/2 cups.
Originally published as Homemade Barbecue Potato Chips in Cooking for 2 Winter 2009, p9

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sugarcrystal User ID: 5836839 235846
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2015

"These were great but I used smoked paprika, more like a teaspoon of sugar & chipotle chili powder in place of cayenne & regular chili powder."

faeqa User ID: 7813227 232237
Reviewed Sep. 3, 2015

"i like it"

dublinlab User ID: 1682119 179174
Reviewed Jan. 26, 2014

"Good to eat but sure not worth the smell in the house."

cindy1958 User ID: 2814187 177327
Reviewed Jan. 19, 2013

"Love these!"

Mosepijo User ID: 5794728 163815
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2011

"Followed recipe exactly. Did not really taste like barbecue chips. My husband said it had too much Paprika in it. Will continue looking for another barbecue chip recipe. This is not it."

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