Chunky Oven Chips
Healthy and tasty chips, without the deep frying
- 4 large potatoes, Maris Piper or Desiree approx 1kg
- 2 tbsp oil, vegetable, olive or groundnut
- salt for seasoning
- Peel the potatoes, then cut into large chips. Rinse under cold running water until they run clear, then blanch in a large pan of boiling water for three minutes. Drain well, and cool on a large tray until they stop steaming, then chill in the fridge for approx 30 minutes.
- Heat the over to it's highest possible setting, ideally about 250C, 230C fan, gas mark 9. Preheat a large, lipped, baking tray. Put the chips into a bowl, drizzle with the oil, and toss them around until well coated, then season well. Turn onto the baking tray, keeping them in one layer, then bake for 15-20 minutes, turning at least once, until brown and crisp.
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