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:

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  • carbs-
  • sugars-
  • fibre-
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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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agacik
15th May, 2012
5.05
absolutely amazing! so much tastier than ready made chips!!! will be making again! (often!!!)
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stephaniepebrocq
28th Apr, 2012
4.05
Very good chips, used King Edwards potatoes and olive oil instead. It took much more than 20mn to cook though, more like 35min.
rumbiddieboo
18th Feb, 2012
5.05
Decided to use this recipe with my steak. Wonderful!! Although it did take around 30mins for them to cook. 100 times better than oven chips. I used garlic oil as i didn't have any groundnut oil and they tasted superb!!
leerogerscarpenter
14th Feb, 2012
I'm a novice in the kitchen and even i didn't struggle with this recipe. Chips were delicious!!
chrisannsmith
4th Feb, 2012
5.05
OMG These were the best chips ever. I shall never bother with bought chips again! Delicious!
timbulkeley
31st Jan, 2012
NB: Any floury variety of potatoes will work well, but "all purpose" or "boiling" (waxy potatoes) will give less good results. The parboiling is vital as it changes the makeup of the starch making the inside floury and soft, letting you concentrate on getting the outside crisp :)
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marcusgibbons
16th Jan, 2012
BINGO! Great taste and really easy to make. Used olive instead too and worked a treat!
lwilliams82
16th Jan, 2012
5.05
Perfect chips! I used vegetable oil, added a sprinkling of paprika as well and served them with sour cream and burgers - amazing. My boyfriend couldn't believe i hadn't bought them.
lordjaarus
4th Jan, 2012
Hahaha - some of the posts on this website do make me laugh - I honestly believe people just like to post to pretend they are a 'foody' In particular: "Best chips I have ever tasted ... Ramsey is a legend" Er... why? For simply putting his name on the same basic recipe for chips that EVERYONE else uses with nothing added or taken away? Its not a bad recipe, please dont misinterpret, but it is simply the way you cook chips - it is not unique or creative in any way.
kasida
31st Dec, 2011
Fantastic easy and quick had pie in oven and needed chips quick!!best chip recipe I have ever used.

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