Crispy Sea Salt Chips


Home fried chips with sea salt. Kind of the most addicting thing ever


I wish my mandolin would slice even more thin than this because I’d love to see through these chips, but trust me these crispy sea salt chips are totally awesome and if you serve up a big bowl the next time you have friends over you’ll be the new favorite in the neighborhood for something that literally takes two ingredients.


Just slice up a few good russet potatoes, fry in really hot oil and toss into a bowl with sea salt then serve right away! There’s something so wonderful about fresh, hot, salty chips. It’s almost as wonderful as the kids going to bed on time without a fuss. Mine prefer to suddenly have a million things to tell us and ask us about. Our bedtime routine is becoming quite long but I’m trying to enjoy it since I know I’ll miss the noise someday.


Is Sea Salt Different Than Table Salt?

Table salt is more heavily processed to eliminate minerals and usually contains an additive to prevent clumping.

Sea salt and table salt have the same basic nutritional value, and contain comparable amounts of sodium by weight.


Can Sea Salt Be Used in Pickling?

Pure sea salt can be used in pickling.

Kosher salt is also a great alternative salt for pickling.


What Kind of Potatoes Are Best For Chips?

Russet potatoes or purple potatoes are most commonly used for chips.



Crispy Sea Salt Chips

Home fried chips with sea salt. Kind of the most addicting thing ever
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Crispy Sea Salt Chips

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time7 mins
Course: 200+ Easy Appetizers Recipes
Keyword: APPETIZER, chips, potatoes, side, SNACK
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 73kcal
Author: Sweet Basil


  • 3 Russet Potatoes peeled and sliced thin
  • Oil for Frying peanut works best
  • Sea Salt


  • In a large dutch oven add the oil so it fills it halfway.
  • Heat over medium high heat.
  • Add the potatoes gently to the oil so as to not splash yourself.
  • Stir continuously so the potatoes don't stick together.
  • Remove to a paper towel lined plate to drain and then immediately into a bowl with sea salt.
  • Toss to coat and add more salt if needed.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 73kcal | Carbohydrates: 16.6g | Protein: 2g | Fiber: 1.2g | Sugar: 0.6g
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Carrian Cheney

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4 comments on “Crispy Sea Salt Chips”

  1. My kids always buy bags of crisps from the shop. From now on they will be having homemade crisp,s thanks to your recipe.

  2. 5 stars
    mmmm homemade potato chips are the best and yours look flawless!

  3. These look so perfect, just like shop-bought! But I bet they’re even tastier 🙂 I think I’d try them with a bit of smoked paprika too!