Homemade Potato Chips Recipe
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Homemade Potato Chips Recipe

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Forget buying the bag of potato chips at the grocery store when you can make these at home. This quick and easy recipe will delight everyone in the family.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + soaking Cook: 5 min./batch
MAKES:11 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + soaking Cook: 5 min./batch
MAKES: 11 servings


  • 7 unpeeled medium potatoes (about 2 pounds)
  • 2 quarts ice water
  • 5 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons celery salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons pepper
  • Oil for deep-fat frying

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 283 calories, 20 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1283 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.


  1. Using a vegetable peeler or metal cheese slicer, cut potatoes into very thin slices. Place in a large bowl; add ice water and salt. Soak for 30 minutes.
  2. Drain potatoes; place on paper towels and pat dry. In a small bowl, combine the garlic powder, celery salt and pepper; set aside.
  3. In an electric skillet, heat 1-1/2 in. of oil to 375°. Fry potatoes in batches for 3-4 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently.
  4. Remove with a slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Immediately sprinkle with seasoning mixture. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 8-1/2 cups.
Originally published as Homemade Potato Chips in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2008, p225

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Reviewed Aug. 10, 2015

"These were a big crunchy hit! I used my deep fryer and it worked great."

Reviewed Aug. 18, 2011

"electric wok worked great too"

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