Looking for a light snack that won’t make you shudder with guilt? In 30 minutes, you can have a batch of deliciously seasoned, guilt-free, baked Sweet Potato Chips. This potato recipe is perfect for a party or an afternoon at home with the kids. You can even make this recipe as after-school snack.
servings: about 40 chips
prep time: 10 minutes
cook time: 40 minutes
total time: 50 minutes
- 1 large sweet potato (washed and scrubbed)
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 teaspoons orange zest
- 4 sprigs of thyme (stems removed)
- ½ teaspoon sea salt
- ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
Step1: Preheat oven to 180°C. Lightly grease two baking sheets and set aside.
Step 2: Thoroughly wash and scrub sweet potato.
Step 3: Slice sweet potato using a mandolin or a very sharp knife.
Step 4: In a small bowl, mix together olive oil, orange zest, thyme leaves, sea salt and black pepper.
Step 5: Evenly place sweet potato rounds on baking sheets, making sure not to overlap.
Step 6: Generously brush tops of sweet potato rounds with olive oil mixture.
Step 7: Bake the first batch for 20 minutes, or until golden brown and centres are dry. Bake the second batch. Allow chips to reach room temp before serving.
Tip: For alternative chip seasonings, try: cinnamon-spice, cayenne-sea salt, cumin and rosemary-garlic.
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