- 6 large floury potatoes, such as Maris Piper, King Edward, Desirée (about 1.6kg/3lb 8oz)
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- 2 tbsp olive oil
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- 1 tsp celery salt
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- flaked sea salt, to serve
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Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Peel the potatoes and cut them into long chip shapes – the thickness you do is entirely up to you, though the width of your finger is ideal. Rinse under the cold tap and pat dry with a tea towel.
Spread the chips on a large non-stick baking tray and toss with oil and celery salt. Lie them fl at in a single layer – use two trays rather than overcrowd one. Roast for 45-50 mins, turning now and then. When cooked they should be golden brown and crisp with a light fluffy centre. Scatter on sea salt to serve.