Chunky oven chips

Chunky oven chips

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 20 mins

Easy

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

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Nutrition:

  • kcal-
  • fat-
  • saturates-
  • carbs-
  • sugars-
  • fibre-
  • protein-
  • salt-
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Ingredients

  • 750g Desirée potato (about 3 medium large), peeled
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  • groundnut oil, for drizzling
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

Method

  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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poprin
11th Dec, 2012
4.05
Super easy and super tasty, for total cooking novices such as myself one large potato is enough for one person... discovered this after chopping up two and realised I had enough food for a week!
danirace
22nd Nov, 2012
This is super great! I have even used this with sweet potatoes :)
lyndseymac
11th Oct, 2012
5.05
Cooked in 20 minutes at our electric fan oven's highest temp which is around 220-240. I drizzled the oil on the potatoes when they were in the saucepan (after draining obviously) as was easier to coat the chips that way. Healthy and simple method to cook chips. Not as good as takeaway ones, but certainly better than shop bought oven chips.
taylorrhiney
4th Oct, 2012
gordon's food is always good and easy and all my friends enjoy coming round to eat and have a laugh.xxx
the_squid
21st Sep, 2012
Too complicated .... I cut up as described and then just dumped them into a pan of boiling oil!! Much easier and delicious! :-/
shell250
13th Sep, 2012
4.05
My husband and I loved these 20 minutes was enough time for them to be perfectly cooked on gas mark 9. Think I did put a bit to much oil on though so will use less next time.
junerose
12th Sep, 2012
I find it easier to put the oil (and any extra flavourings) into a saucepan, add the chips and shake them around a bit, then put onto the baking tray.
indycola
13th Jul, 2012
5.05
These are so yummy! Added olive oil and a bit of garlic granules and cayenne pepper and they went down a treat. Just got another batch in the oven!
tinamcgreevy
20th Jun, 2012
How many calories are they?
juliewyatt
30th May, 2012
5.05
These are yummy, very tasty. Can't find any nutritional info online anywhere though?

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