Microwave-Made Potato Chips

Source: Inspiration Kitchen

Food Fact

Potatoes are the most consumed vegetable in the U.S. with the average American consuming over 115 pounds of them each year. That’s not very surprising given how delicious and versatile they are! Did you know the main ingredient in the vegetable oil used to fry up crispy hash browns and fresh, salty french fries is actually soybean oil?

Total Time: 10 minutes


  • 1 bag fingerling potatoes
  • Vegetable oil
  • Sea salt


  1. Wash and thinly slice fingerling potatoes.

  2. Cover a microwave-safe plate with parchment paper. Brush vegetable oil on parchment paper. Do NOT toss potato chips with olive oil.

  3. Place potatoes in a single layer on the plate, being sure their edges do not touch. Otherwise, they will stick together. Sprinkle with sea salt.

  4. Place in microwave and heat on high for 2-1/2 to 3 minutes. Watch them closely to be sure they don’t get too brown.

  5. Remove from microwave and serve. Repeat process until all potatoes are crispy and crunchy!

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