This recipe will teach you how to make crispy, crunchy homemade potato chips in the microwave. The only oil you need is a tablespoon of vegetable oil! You can use a mandolin (a cooking utensil used for slicing and for cutting juliennes) to slice the potatoes paper thin. Best side for burgers and sandwiches—and they’re delicious for munching while watching your favorite TV series with your family or friends. . This is a tasty and inexpensive option to store-bought chips.
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1 potato, sliced paper thin (peel optional)
- Pour the vegetable oil into a plastic bag. Add the potato slices, and shake to coat.
- Coat a large dinner plate lightly with oil or cooking spray. Arrange potato slices in a single layer on the dish.
- Cook in the microwave for 3 to 5 minutes, or until lightly browned. Times will be different depending on the microwave that you will use. Remove chips from plate, and toss with salt (or other seasonings that you prefer). Let cool. Repeat process with the remaining potato slices. There is no need to keep oiling the plate.