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Microwave Potato Chips Recipe

Microwave Potato Chips Recipe

Can you make golden, crispy homemade potato chips in the microwave? We had our doubts, but they were quickly put to rest by this simple recipe. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 10 min./batch YIELD:5 servings


  • 3 medium red potatoes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Curry powder


  • 1. Layer three paper towels on a microwave-safe plate; set aside.
  • 2. Scrub potatoes and cut into 1/16-in.-thick slices. Brush slices on both sides with olive oil and lightly sprinkle with salt and curry. Arrange on prepared plate (do not overlap).
  • 3. Microwave on high for 3 minutes; turn and microwave 2-3 minutes longer or until chips are dry and brittle. Repeat with remaining potatoes, oil and seasonings. Let chips cool for at least 1 minute before serving. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 5 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 144 calories, 11 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 476 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.