Homemade Oven Chips
Homemade Oven Chips
5 from 1 vote
Craving chips without the guilt? Dive into our Homemade Oven Chips recipe! Perfectly seasoned, baked to a golden crisp, and oh-so-addictive, these chips are the healthier alternative you've been searching for. Perfect for snack time or as a side dish, your taste buds will thank you!
Homemade Oven Chips

Craving for some crispy, golden brown chips but want to skip the frying? Look no further! Welcome to the world of oven chips, where the deliciousness of chips meets the healthiness of baking. This recipe brings together the humble potato and a handful of seasonings to create a snack that’s both satisfying and guilt-free.

Oven chips, also known as baked chips, offer a lighter alternative to traditional fried chips without compromising on taste or texture. By baking thinly sliced potatoes with a blend of olive oil and flavorful spices, you’ll achieve perfectly crispy chips that are sure to impress your taste buds.

Originating from the desire for a healthier snack option, oven chips have become a favorite in households worldwide. With just a few simple ingredients and easy-to-follow instructions, even beginner cooks can whip up a batch of these tasty treats in no time.

So, preheat your oven, grab some potatoes, and get ready to indulge in a delightful snack that’s crunchy on the outside, fluffy on the inside, and bursting with flavor. Let’s dive into the world of homemade oven chips!

Expert Tip: For extra crispy chips, ensure that the potato slices are evenly sliced to a uniform thickness. Thinner slices will crisp up more quickly in the oven.

Ingredients

Potatoes: Potatoes provide a hearty base for the chips. Their starchy texture crisps up beautifully in the oven, resulting in perfectly golden chips.

Olive Oil: Olive oil not only helps to coat the potato slices evenly but also aids in achieving that desired crispiness. It adds a subtle richness to the chips and helps the seasonings adhere to the potatoes.

Black Pepper: A touch of black pepper adds a hint of warmth and depth to the flavor profile of the chips, enhancing their overall taste.

Paprika: Paprika lends a vibrant color and a smoky, slightly sweet flavor to the chips. It provides a delightful contrast to the earthiness of the potatoes.

Garlic Powder: Garlic powder infuses the chips with a savory, aromatic kick, elevating their taste to new heights.

Salt: Salt is essential for seasoning the chips, bringing out the natural flavors of the potatoes and other spices. Adjust according to your taste preference for the perfect balance of saltiness.

Expert Tip: Don’t overcrowd the baking tray. Spread the potato slices out in a single layer with some space between each slice to allow for proper airflow and even cooking.

Serving Suggestions

  • Serve oven chips hot alongside your favorite dipping sauces such as ketchup, mayonnaise, or aioli for a classic snack experience.
  • Pair them with a homemade burger or sandwich for a satisfying meal. The crispy texture of the chips complements the softness of the bread and the juiciness of the filling.
  • Sprinkle freshly grated Parmesan cheese over the hot chips for an extra layer of flavor and richness.
  • Garnish with chopped fresh herbs like parsley or chives to add a pop of color and freshness to your dish.

Expert Tip: Keep an eye on the chips towards the end of the baking time to prevent them from burning. Every oven is different, so adjust the baking time accordingly to achieve your desired level of crispiness.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use other spices for seasoning?

Absolutely! Feel free to experiment with different spices and herbs to customize the flavor of your oven chips. Try options like rosemary, thyme, chili powder, or cayenne pepper for a unique twist.

Can I make these chips ahead of time?

While oven chips are best enjoyed fresh out of the oven for maximum crispiness, you can prepare them in advance and reheat them in the oven for a few minutes before serving. Keep in mind that reheating may slightly affect their texture.

How do I store leftover oven chips?

Store any leftover chips in an airtight container or resealable bag at room temperature for up to 2 days. To maintain their crispiness, avoid storing them in the refrigerator, as the moisture can make them soggy.

Can I use other types of potatoes for this recipe?

Yes, you can use different varieties of potatoes such as russet, Yukon Gold, or red potatoes. Each type will yield slightly different results in terms of texture and flavor, so feel free to choose according to your preference.

Can I make oven chips without olive oil?

While olive oil adds flavor and helps achieve crispiness, you can substitute it with vegetable oil or melted butter if preferred. Keep in mind that the flavor and texture may vary slightly with different oils.

Check Out These Other Recipes

Here are some more recipes for you to enjoy! If you my recipes don’t forget to rate and leave a comment.

If you have any recipe suggestions, please do not hesitate to ask me. A great way to stay in contact with me is through Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Don’t forget to tag me @CookwithNabeela in your recipe photos!

Homemade Oven Chips

Homemade Oven Chips

by Nabeela Kauser
Craving chips without the guilt? Dive into our Homemade Oven Chips recipe! Perfectly seasoned, baked to a golden crisp, and oh-so-addictive, these chips are the healthier alternative you’ve been searching for. Perfect for snack time or as a side dish, your taste buds will thank you!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Sides
Cuisine American, British, Western
Servings 4
Calories 230 kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 Potatoes
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • Salt To taste

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 200°C (392°F).
  • Wash and scrub the potatoes thoroughly to remove any dirt. You can leave the skin on for extra flavour and texture. Slice the potatoes into thin rounds or strips, depending on your preference.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the potato slices, olive oil, black pepper, paprika, and garlic powder. Toss everything together until the potatoes are evenly coated with the seasonings.
  • Arrange the seasoned potato slices on a baking tray in a single layer, making sure they are not crowded. This will help them bake evenly and become crispy.
  • Place the baking tray in the preheated oven and bake for about 25-30 minutes, or until the chips are golden brown and crisp. Make sure to flip them halfway through the cooking time for even browning.
  • Once the chips are done, remove them from the oven and sprinkle with a pinch of salt while they’re still hot. This will enhance the flavours.
  • Let the baked chips cool for a few minutes before serving.
  • Enjoy your homemade baked chips as a delicious and healthier alternative to traditional fried chips!

Notes

You can adjust the seasoning quantities to suit your taste. If you like them spicier, you can add a pinch of cayenne pepper or chili powder.
These baked chips are great on their own but also pair wonderfully with your favourite dipping sauces like ketchup, aioli, or ranch dressing.
Nutritional facts:
The provision of nutritional information is done so merely as a courtesy and should not be taken as a guarantee.

Nutrition

Calories: 230kcalCarbohydrates: 38gProtein: 4gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 14mgPotassium: 915mgFibre: 5gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 46IUVitamin C: 44mgCalcium: 29mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Baked, Chips, Food, Homemade, Oven, Potato, Recipe
Tried this recipe?Mention @CookwithNabeela or tag #CookwithNabeela!

DON'T WANT TO MISS OUT?

SUBSCRIBE NOW!

Subscribe now to receive my latest recipes directly in your inbox. Stay up-to-date and never miss out!

Add your first comment to this post

Cook with Nabeela

Hi, I'm Nabeela!

I love to cook! I want to share with you my favourite, delicious family-friendly recipes. I want to inspire you to create fantastic food for your family every day.

More Recipes

Bang Bang Cauliflower

Bang Bang Cauliflower

Chicken Corn Soup

Chicken Corn Soup

Cauliflower Manchurian

Cauliflower Manchurian

Onion Paratha

Onion Paratha

Spicy Roasted Potato Wedges

Spicy Roasted Potato Wedges

Bombay Potato

Bombay Potato