Chunky oven chips

Chunky oven chips

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 20 mins


Serves 4
Gordon Ramsay makes healthy and tasty chunky chips - without deep-frying

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan


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  • sugars-
  • fibre-
  • protein-
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  • 750g Desirée potato (about 3 medium large), peeled



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  • groundnut oil, for drizzling
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Heat oven to its highest setting, ideally 250C/fan 230C/gas 9. Cut each potato into 1cm-wide slices, then into 1cm-thick sticks. Blanch in a large pan of boiling water for 3 mins, then drain well.

  2. Shake the potatoes out onto a roasting pan, drizzle with oil, ensuring each chip is evenly coated, then season well. Bake for about 15-20 mins, turning the potatoes at least twice, until golden brown and crisp.

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17th Dec, 2013
Excellent! I used 1 sweet potato along with 3 small regular potatoes, olive oil and seasoning, comes out delicious and a great mix of flavours! Such an easy recipe too, thank you!
13th Nov, 2013
Wow so good! I've never thought to broil the potatoes before baking before but it makes a huge difference :) I seasoned with chilli powder and tandoori seasoning and served with peri mayo
14th Jul, 2013
Such a simple and easy recipe. The chips turned out lovely and crispy, but also fluffy inside. Delicious!
11th Jul, 2013
Very acceptable alternative to deep fried chips, while trying to cut down on fats. Will make again when we fancy chips
22nd Jun, 2013
Fantastic, lovely and crispy just like frying. I used Maris pipers. I will try olive next time as I'm not sure about the groundnut oil, but I guess that's all down to taste. Will definitely make again.
10th Jun, 2013
So simple and delicious - why haven't I made these before. Salting and Peppering (a technical term) before cooking makes a big difference.
19th May, 2013
Tasted great :) simple to make and delicious. My toddler loved them too
8th May, 2013
I've been cooking decent home made oven chips for years without blanching them first but this step makes all the difference to the final result - these are the best oven chips i've ever made! From now on I'll use this method instead.
1st Apr, 2013
I roasted it with olive oil instead adding a little salt. It came out crispy n delicious. Thanxs for the simple n great method.
11th Mar, 2013
I meant - I always make/cook from scratch


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