Oven-roasted chips in a newspaper cone

Oven-roasted chips

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(26 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 45 mins - 50 mins

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 6 large floury 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.

  2. Rinse under the cold tap and pat dry with a tea towel.

  3. Spread the chips on a large non-stick baking tray and toss with 2 tbsp olive oil and 1 tsp celery salt. Lie them flat in a single layer – use two trays rather than overcrowd one.

  4. 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 flaked sea salt to serve.

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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!
jmistovski
6th Jul, 2008
5.05
soooo good!
bunmonster
3rd Jun, 2008
I've always brought my just-cut chips to the boil in a pan of cold water and then tossed them in a good olive oil before baking. This gives great results!
kefalonia
3rd Feb, 2008
5.05
We've just moved into our new house & don't want to cook chips the usual smelly way! So this recipe is ideal, great chips & no "chips smell" hanging around afterwards
tanyac032002
27th Jan, 2008
5.05
I've been making my own chips for a while now but these are really good, especially with the celery salt.
megandben
17th Dec, 2007
5.05
We only have oven chips in our house. I normally buy them but these were excellent, will definitely make them all the time now, and it was so easy.

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