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Air Fried Potato Chips


Indulge in the delight of homemade potato chips boasting a perfectly crisp exterior and fluffy interior, achieved in just twenty minutes without the hassle of soaking or parboiling. This recipe offers a healthier alternative to traditional deep-fried chips, ensuring you satisfy your cravings guilt-free and become the star of every gathering with these irresistible air-fried delights.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

Healthier Option: Enjoy a guilt-free snacking experience with these air-fried chips, offering a healthier alternative to traditional deep-fried ones.

No Deep Fryer Needed: Say goodbye to excessive oil usage as these chips achieve the perfect crunch without the need for a deep fryer.

No Soaking Required: Skip the time-consuming soaking process and still enjoy chips with the ideal texture.

Impressive for Gatherings: Impress your friends and family with your culinary prowess by serving up these delectable homemade potato chips.

Ingredients Needed:

Russet Potatoes: Opt for Idaho (russet) potatoes for their lower moisture content and high starch content, ensuring the crispiest air-fried chips.

Olive Oil: A minimal amount of olive oil is all you need to achieve desired crispiness without compromising on health.

Salt: The essential ingredient for that classic salty goodness.

Black Pepper: For those looking to add an extra kick to their chips.

How To Make:

Slice the Potatoes: Rinse and drain the potatoes until the water runs clear. Ensure they are thoroughly dried.

Add Oil and Seasonings: Toss the potato slices in a minimal amount of olive oil and season with salt. Add black pepper for an optional flavor boost.

Air Fry: Set the air fryer to 325°F and air fry the potato chips for 20 minutes until golden brown. Repeat for remaining potatoes.

Recipe Variations:

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Storage Tips:

To Store: Keep chips in an airtight container or zip-top bag for up to 1 week.

To Freeze: Freeze chips in a freezer-safe container or bag for up to 3 months. Thaw before serving.

What to Serve With:





Tips and Tricks:

Use a Russet Potato for best results.

Slice the Potatoes Paper Thin.

Rinse the Potato Slices with Water.

Don’t Crowd the Basket.

Make them Crispy.


Why Use an Air Fryer and Not an Oven?

Air fryers cook food quicker, saving energy and time for busy families.

Which Potatoes are Recommended for Chips?

Fluffy interior and a crisp exterior are achieved with russet potatoes.

Is it Worth Soaking Your Potatoes in Water?

Soaking draws out excess starch for the crispiest chips.

Air Fried Potato Chips

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Air Fryer Chips: A Delicious Snack in Just 35 Minutes.


  • 2 small Idaho russet potatoes (about 8 ounces each), scrubbed with peels on

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt

  • Freshly ground black pepper (optional)


  • Using a mandolin, slice the potatoes into VERY THIN rounds (1/16-inch thick).
  • Place the sliced potatoes in a large bowl and fill it with cold water. Rinse until the water runs clear to remove excess starch.
  • Spread the potatoes on paper towels or clean kitchen towels to pat them dry. Ensure they are thoroughly dry.
  • Return the dry potatoes to the bowl and add olive oil, salt, and black pepper if desired. Toss to coat evenly.
  • Preheat the air fryer to 325°F.
  • Spread the potatoes in the air fryer basket in a single layer, avoiding overlap. Air fry for 20 minutes, tossing every 5-7 minutes, until dark golden and crisp.
  • Remove the chips that finish earlier to a plate. Repeat for remaining potatoes.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories: 98kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 15g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Fat: 4g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 1g
  • Calcium: 11mg
  • Iron: 1mg

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