Game Time Decision Chips
A few weeks ago I had over-purchased on potatoes for a recipe I was working on and was left with 1 potato remaining. Since it was Sunday and my husband was watching the NFL playoffs, I decided to put that potato to use and make some homemade chips. I generally don’t cook with salt, so wanted to give my chips flavor from other sources. I quickly took inventory of my spice cabinet and went with an herb flavor for my chips. This particular batch has ground rosemary sprinkled on top. I added a chipotle ketchup on the side for some added zing. They even took my husband’s attention away from the playoffs for a few moments to enjoy them!
The beauty of these chips is you can make them your own with whatever spice/flavoring you want. Put that salt shaker down and get creative! These are great to enjoy on their own, or step up and add a low cal/low fat dipping sauce on the side.
These chips are low in fat and sodium while bursting with vitamin C, potassium, and fiber. Crunch into a batch today and impress your guests by serving them at your next party!
Game Time Decision Chips
- Extra virgin olive oil (for brushing)
- 1 medium potato with skin on (Idaho or Russet are best)
- Preheat the oven to 375°.
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Use a mandoline to cut the potatoes lengthwise into 1/8-inch thick slices (See Notes). Arrange the slices in 1 flat layer on the baking sheet.
- Using an olive oil mister, lightly spray the potato slices then go over with a pastry brush to evenly coat the slices (See Notes).
- Bake until golden throughout, 15-30 minutes, checking often since they brown at different rates.
- Transfer to paper towels and sprinkle with your seasoning of choice while still hot.
A mandoline will help create a thin shape for your chips, but if you don’t have one, a good ol’ fashioned chef knife will do.
If you don’t have an olive oil mister, you can pour a little olive oil on to a plate and use a pastry brush to spread oil on to slices.
- Ground rosemary
- Old Bay Seasoning
- Fresh ground pepper
- Red pepper flakes
- Basil & garlic powder
- Onion powder & parsley
- Parmesan cheese & oregano
- Cinnamon (for your sweet tooth)
- Chipotle ketchup (mix 2 TB ketchup with 2-3 tsp Tabasco Chipotle)
- Roasted red pepper (blend 1 puréed roasted red pepper with 2-4 TB Greek yogurt depending on desired thickness)
- Herby dip (mix 1/4 cup Greek yogurt with your favorite blend of spices such as basil, oregano, and parsley)
Recipe adapted from Food Network
1 potato= 204 calories, 5g fat (1g sat fat), 39g carbs, 5g fiber, 4g protein, 13 mg sodium (Source: SELF Nutrition Data).
Give them a shot and share what your favorite seasoning combo or dipping sauce you used in the Comments below
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