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Sweet Potato Chips Recipe

Sweet Potato Chips Recipe

My husband never cared for sweet potatoes until he married me. I tell him it must be my cooking! He can't resist dipping into a bowl of these crunchy chips. They're a nice change from regular potato chips.—Janelle Lee, Appleton, Wisconsin.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + soaking Cook: 10 min. YIELD:5 servings


  • 1 pound sweet potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • Salt to taste


  • 1. Soak potatoes in 2-qt. of ice water for 1 hour; drain and pat dry.
  • 2. In an electric skillet or deep fryer, heat oil to 375°. Fry potatoes, seven or eight slices at a time, 1-2 minutes or until golden brown on both sides, turning once. Drain on paper towels; sprinkle with salt. Yield: 5 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (calculated without salt) equals 136 calories, 9 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 6 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.

Reviews for Sweet Potato Chips

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Reviewed Apr. 7, 2012

"My chips were maybe alittle thicker and we cooked them longer"

Reviewed Jun. 17, 2009

"I found that a mandelin works the best, but be carefull it is really sharp. You can also bake the potato for 20 to 30 minutes so they are no so hard and they slice easier. Hope this helps.


Reviewed Nov. 19, 2008

"The first thought through my mind was to use a Mandoline. That's what I'm going to try."

Reviewed Nov. 19, 2008

"Do you have any suggestions regarding how to thinly slice sweet potatoes? I find them so fiberous as to be difficult to slice."

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