#SnackAttack Not So Junk Potato Chips

#SnackAttack Not So Junk Potato Chips

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Potato chips in any form – the french fries, the potato wedges, or simple wafers are every kid’s favourite. But as a mom, you generally tend to restrict them from having a lot of these since they are fried and are rich in fats. But be assured, these potato chips are not going to raise a battle between you and your child. Find out how with this healthy potato chips recipe.





Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
3 People 5 Minutes  40 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 potatoes
  • 4 tsp (teaspoon) tomato sauce
  • 4 cups hot water to soak potatoes
  • 4 tsp olive oil
  • 4-5 garlic pods. grated
  • 2 tsp salt

Method

Step 1

Heat oven to 240C/Gas 9 and arrange rack in top.

Step 2

Peel and cut potatoes lengthwise as shown in image.

Step 3

Cover potatoes in hot water and let it soak for 10 mins.

Step 4

Meanwhile, combine olive oil and grated garlic in a small saucepan.

Step 5

Bring to a simmer over medium-low heat. Allow the garlic to sizzle and let off an aroma.

Step 6

Remove it from flame and set aside to cool.

Step 7

Drain potatoes and thoroughly pat dry with paper towels.

Step 8

Place potatoes on a baking sheet drizzle with garlic oil sprinkle with 1 tsp of the salt and turn to coat well.

Step 9

Spread chips out evenly across baking sheet and roast for about 25 mins.

Step 10

Turn chips using a spatula.

Step 11

Continue to roast until crisp and golden brown on outside about 15 mins more/

Step 12

Try piercing potatoes with a fork to test for doneness.

Step 13

Remove chips from oven.

Step 14

Season with remaining 1 tsp of salt and serve immediately.

Tip: Olive oil is rich in good fats and potatoes are rich in calories.