Homemade potato chips ready to enjoy!

My recipe for my hungry husky column in the Daily Campus this week was for homemade potato chips

Who doesn’t love potato chips? Unfortunately most potato chips you can buy at the grocery store are full of saturated fat and salt. So what if you could enjoy this American snack without those unhealthy factors? That’s what I thought when I decided to make my own homemade potato chips!

Here’s what you need:
-10 small russet potatoes or 2 large russet potatoes
-olive oil to coat
-salt to flavor

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.

While you wait for you oven to preheat, wash your potatoes. Then cut your potatoes into thin or thick slices, depending on your preference. Just make sure that despite whichever thickness you choose for your potato chips that your slices are uniform.

Potato chips ready for oven!

This uniformity is important to make sure that your potato chips cook through evenly at the same time, instead of having thinner slices burn while thicker slices are barely cooked through.

When your potatoes are sliced, take out a cookie sheet and coat it with olive oil. Then place your potato slices on the cookie sheet and coat them with olive oil and sprinkle with salt. Add spices if you like. I don’t usually though it could be a nice addition. Then bake at 350 degrees for about 20 minutes for small russet potatoes or 30 minutes for large russet potatoes. When your potato slices are cooked through and lightly brown, take them out to cool and then enjoy!

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