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Hand Cut Chips

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Ingredients
  Potatoes 4 Large (King Edward potatoes)
  Vegetable oil 4 Cup (64 tbs) (for deep frying)
  Sea salt To Taste (use as per taste)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Wash, peel, rewash the potatoes and cut into strips approx 6cm–7cm long by 1cm wide and 1cm deep.
2. Wash the cut potatoes once again and dry on a clean cloth.

MAKING
3. Heat a heavy-based deep pan half-filled with oil to about 180°C.
4. Carefully place your potato chips into the oil and cook (blanch) until soft.
5. Remove the blanched potatoes from the oil, drain into a colander to remove any excess oil and keep aside in a dish until required.
6. When required, heat the pan of oil to around 200°C.
7. Return the blanched chips to the hot oil and fry once again until crisp and golden in color.
8. Remove the potato chips from the pan, drain in a metal colander and shake well to remove any excess oil.

SERVING
9. Sprinkle your potato chips with a little sea salt and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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