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
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + soaking Cook: 5 min./batch
MAKES:6 servings
Quick Diabetic Exchange Test Kitchen Approved
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 equals 112 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 156 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g 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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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."

Reviewed Sep. 3, 2015

"i like it"

Reviewed Jan. 26, 2014

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

Reviewed Jan. 19, 2013

"Love these!"

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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