Homemade Salt and Vinegar Chips are easy to make and so delicious! You’ll love knowing exactly what goes into your chips.
We made our own salt and vinegar chips. You might wonder why in the world I would do such a thing, but go ahead and peek at the list of ingredients. Now, if you take a look at the list of ingredients on a bag of chips from the store you’ll find some other ingredients that you can’t buy at a grocery store. We figured it was worth a try, and know what? It was both fun and delicious.
These chips don’t keep well, so eat them while they are fresh. It’s a fun activity that shows you exactly what goes into a potato chip (with no added chemicals). The coolest part was that we measured the oil before and after frying, and those chips hardly soaked up any of the oil. Interesting!
Can I double or triple this recipe to feed a crowd?You definitely can double or triple this batch. However, keep in mind that these chips will not keep well and you want to eat them when they are fresh.
How should I slice the potatoes?You can use the slicer on your food processor, a mandolin, or just show off your mad knife skills. We actually tried a few different slicer options and settled on using the long slit side on a cheese grater.
Sweet Potato Chips:Want a healthier option, or just don’t love russet potatoes? Use sweet potatoes instead!
If you like this recipe, you may be interested in these other delicious snack recipes:
- Authentic Guacamole
- Parmesan Fried Zucchini
- The Best Deviled Eggs
- Cheddar Stuffed Sriracha Pretzel Bites
Homemade Salt and Vinegar Chips
- 2 russet potatoes
- 1 1/2 cups vinegar
- 2 cups vegetable oil
- Peel the potatoes. Slice them as thinly as possible.
- Place the potato slices in a mixing bowl and pour the vinegar in. Let sit for 2 hours.
- When ready, heat the oil in a pot to 350 degrees.
- Fry the slices in batches. It only takes 2-3 minutes for very thin slices. Remove when they start to brown. Drain on paper towels and salt to taste.