Oven-roasted chips

Oven-roasted chips

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(20 ratings)

Ready in about an hour

Easy

Serves 4 - 6
Try these oven-roasted chips, far less fatty than their fried cousins

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving (for 4)

  • kcal237
  • fat6g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs43g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre3g
  • protein5g
  • salt0.67g
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Ingredients

  • 6 large floury potatoes, such as Maris Piper, King Edward, Desirée (about 1.6kg/3lb 8oz)
    Potato

    Potato

    po-tate-oh

    The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of…

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 tsp celery salt
    Celery

    Celery

    sell-er-ee

    A collection of long, thick, juicy stalks around a central, tender heart, celery ranges in…

  • flaked sea salt, to serve

Method

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

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blulou
28th Nov, 2009
I've always found par boiling for a few minutes makes any of these oven roasted chips/wedges better, it depends how much time I have whether I bother or not. Didnt realise there was a recipe for it tho. If you can get hold of sumac then try it on your chips, fab!
faypeacock
25th Sep, 2009
3.05
I didn't think these were that great. Mine didn't turn out like those in the picture either. They took ages and in the end still weren't really cooked enough. I'm going to try the very similar Gordon Ramsey recipe which has tons more good reviews. The only reason I tried this one first was to avoid par boiling first.. In fairness my oven is absolutely rubbish!
pandora_mary
2nd Sep, 2009
5.05
Have made these many times now - and each time has been a success! They look perfect and taste divine; firm and crispy on the outside, soft and fluffy inside. Very good with fish or home made burgers.
alandmo44
22nd May, 2009
Have tried these a few times (they are slimming world recommended - except for the oil) but they never turn out like the picture. They are still nice but I'm going to try again in the hope that they look as appetising.
lisacoppen
5th Mar, 2009
Really easy and tasty- I leave the skins on to make them abit more healthy! Worth taking time to make, beat shop bought oven chips hands down.
maiyanis
9th Jan, 2009
5.05
Loved them to bits
hazyangel
3rd Oct, 2008
5.05
I have made these chips a couple of times now - they are so easy and so delicious; i will never go back to buying pre-cut oven chips!!
hopeth
28th Aug, 2008
5.05
These are amazing!! I'm desperately trying to stop my dad from eating fried foods and unfortunately he loves take away chips. He loved these so much, I think maybe even more than all the fast food chain chips put together :] nothing beats a good oven roasted chunky chip
mikehooper69
7th Aug, 2008
Are these long, thin roast potatoes?
dorsetlover
5th Aug, 2008
Instead of laying the chips in a pan and then sprinkling with the oil, put the chips into a saucepan with the oil, put the lid on and give it a good shake. The chips will be evenly coated and when baked will taste absolutely scrumptious!

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