Homestyle Potato Chips Recipe

Homestyle Potato Chips are crispy, golden-brown potato slices seasoned with salt and pepper. This classic snack is easy to make at home and perfect for satisfying your savory cravings.



Key Points:

  • Number of Servings: 4
  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes
  • Cuisine Category: Snack


List of Equipment:

  • Mandoline slicer or sharp knife
  • Deep fryer or heavy-bottomed pan
  • Paper towels
  • Slotted spoon



  • 4 medium potatoes, washed and peeled
  • Oil for frying
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Detailed Step-by-Step Directions:

  1. Using a mandoline slicer or knife, thinly slice the potatoes.
  2. Heat oil in a deep fryer or pan to 350°F (180°C).
  3. Fry the potato slices in batches until golden and crispy, about 3-4 minutes per batch.
  4. Remove chips with a slotted spoon and place them on a paper towel-lined plate.
  5. Season hot chips with salt and pepper immediately.
  6. Allow them to cool slightly before serving.


Nutrition Information:

  • Calories  160
  • Carbohydrates 20g
  • Fat  8g
  • Protein  2g
  • Fiber  2g



Homemade Potato Chips allow you to control the quality of ingredients and oil used, making them a healthier alternative to store-bought chips. They are also free of preservatives and additives.


Serving Tips:

Enjoy the Potato Chips as a standalone snack or pair them with a dip of your choice, such as homemade salsa or guacamole.


Tips and Tricks:

  • Soak the sliced potatoes in cold water for 30 minutes before frying to remove excess starch and ensure crispiness.
  • Season the chips immediately after frying to ensure the salt adheres well.


Variations of Recipe:

  • Experiment with different seasonings like garlic powder, paprika, or grated Parmesan cheese for unique flavors.
  • Try using sweet potatoes or beetroot for colorful and nutritious chips.


5 FAQs:

Can I bake the potato chips instead of frying?

Yes, you can bake the potato chips at 400°F (200°C) for 20-25 minutes until crispy.


How long do homemade potato chips stay fresh?

Homemade potato chips are best enjoyed fresh but can be stored in an airtight container for up to 2 days.


Can I reuse the frying oil?

For best results, use fresh oil for each batch of potato chips to maintain the flavor and crispiness.


Can I season the potato chips with flavored salts?

Yes, flavored salts like truffle salt or smoked salt can add a gourmet touch to homemade potato chips.


How can I make healthier potato chips?

Opt for lighter oils like avocado or coconut oil for frying, and season with less salt for a healthier version.



Homemade Potato Chips are a simple and delightful snack that can be customized to suit your taste preferences. Enjoy the satisfying crunch and delicious flavor of these chips as a quick and enjoyable treat.