Monday, July 18, 2011

Sweet Potato Chips (the successful version)

If any of you have been following this blog since I started in in April...you saw my post about the failed sweet potato chips I made.  Well, I finally got around to trying again. 



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Peel and clean a sweet potato.  Using some kind of peeler, make thin strips of any shape/size. 
My peeler has ridges and looks like this:

(don't I have the most awesome cutting board?)

pour some olive oil over the chips and make sure they all get coated.  Then, throw them in a bag of seasoning.  (I used a gallon-size ziploc bag...I'm sure a smaller one would be fine.  My smaller ones are too small)  For seasoning, I used garlic powder, onion powder, mustard power, basil, and italion seasoning bread crumbs. (It really doesn't take much, I think there was less than a tablespoon of seasoning in the bag).  Shake the bag til all the chips look coated.

Put the chips on a non-stick baking pan.  It's ok to have overlap, it creates a nice blend of crispy chips and softer chips.

(wow, the difference between using and not using the flash on my camera...)

Bake for 5-7 minutes at 450.  You will want to check the chips at 5 minutes, and be very careful if you bake them longer than that.  They can burn very quickly!

3 comments:

  1. We're definitely planning on trying this; we'll get back to you about how it goes!!

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  2. yay! As I mentioned above, be very careful about how long they cook! That's the only tricky part...I'm still working on it. Soft chips are better than burned ones in my opinion though!

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  3. Lower heat for longer time may work too, I think I tried that once and then got too impatient because they were taking too long to cook!

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