Have you ever made your own potato chips? They are the best. Super fun to make and you’ll be craving them at least once a week! Add a bowl of Marzetti® Dill Veggie Dip and you’re set for a Friday night par-tay!

Frying Up Homemade Potato Chips and Dill Dip

This dill dip is a great compliment to their salty goodness!

Recipe for Homemade Potato Chips

Ingredients:

  • 8-10 medium sized golden russet potatoes
  • 2-3 cups cooking oil – I prefer canola oil to heat on a high heat for long durations
  • salt
  • Marzetti Dill Veggie Dip

Tools:

  • potato slicer and cutting board – you can use a sharp knife, mandoline slicer, or the slicing attachment on your food processor
  • fry pan
  • tongs or slotted spoon
  • wire rack and baking sheet

Homemade Potato Chips Ingredients

Method:

1. Scrub your potatoes clean.

2. Slice your potatoes horizontally as thin as you can. I prefer a very thin chip (which will fry up faster) or you can make them a little thicker for more crunch (you will need to cook them longer).

Cutting Potatoes for Homemade Chips

*Tip: you can place your potato slices in water to keep from browning if you’re slicing up a lot of potatoes. Be sure to dry your chips before you cook them in the oil.

3. Pat your potatoes dry, this will help with less splatter of oil.

4. Heat your oil to 350 degrees, using a food thermometer or simply test one chip to see if it’s bubbling up and you’ll know it’s ready. If it sinks to the bottom, you need to give your oil more heat.

5. Place a layer of potato slices into the pre-heated oil. Let them fry up for a 3-4 minutes per side. You will start to see it turning brown on the edges. Using your tongs, flip them over to the other side for another 3-4 minutes.

Frying Homemade Potato Chips

6. When they are browned on both sides, either using your tongs or your slotted spoon, pull the chips from the oil and lay them on your drying rack.

7. As the chips are cooling and still have a layer of oil on them, sprinkle salt over the tops. Let them cool.

Make Homemade Potato Chips

8. Place your chips on a serving tray with your dip and you’re set for munching!

Marzetti Dill Dip for Homemade Potato Chips

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