golden potato chips
  • (2 8-oz.) Russet or Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled or
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salt
  • Fresh-ground black pepper



Golden Potato Chips

Thin slices of starchy potatoes seasoned with salt and pepper.

Preparation Time

About 20 minutes

Cook Time

About 10 minutes


  1. 1Place a slicer to the thinnest setting. Use the safety guard to slice the potatoes over a bowl of cold water. Set aside to soak for 10 minutes.
  2. 2Place 2 in. of vegetable oil in a large pan, place over medium high heat.
  3. 3Drain potatoes, rinse and blot with
    paper towel.
  4. 4When oil is 380°, place several potatoes (not too many) in oil and fry 2-4 minutes, or until golden brown and crisp, stirring occasionally. Transfer to paper towels using a slotted
  5. 5Bring oil back to 380°, then repeat with rest of potatoes. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/2 of chips

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 69
  • Total Fat 4.6 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 5.3 g
  • Protein 2.5 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 8 mg
  • Fiber 2.6 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Snack

Recipe Subcategory: Chips, Popcorn and Snack Mixes

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:

  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: Yes

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: N/A

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.