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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 84.0
  • Total Fat: 0.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 12.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.0 g
  • Protein: 2.5 g

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Microwave Potato Chips

Submitted by: DARKEST_STAR

Introduction

When craving something crunchy and salty, this is a great snack to munch on without all the extra calories! When craving something crunchy and salty, this is a great snack to munch on without all the extra calories!
Number of Servings: 2

Ingredients

    1 Medium Russet Potato
    Salt
    Any favorite seasoning

Directions

Wash potato thoroughly
Peel if desired
Cut the potato into thin slices (using a mandolin may help)
arrange potato slices onto a glass dish or parchment paper
Sprinkle with salt or your favorite seasoning
Microwave on high for 4-5 minutes or until you see the potatoes start brown
Open microwave and rotate dish
Cook on high for an additional 2-3 minutes or until the potatoes are golden brown

Makes 2 servings.


Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LADYSTARDUST83.






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  • Incredible!
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    Try cutting a flat surface on the potato then using a potato peeler to make the slices nice and thin. - 4/20/10

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    This recipe is the greatest thing that ever happened to me! Used a glass dish, sprayed with no calorie olive oil, pepper, lowry's salt -about 4mins each side. Then top with malt vinegar. I feel like praying.... - 9/16/11

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I made this with yams instead of white potatoes for more nutrition...super delicious! - 6/18/10

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  • 6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    This was excellent! Had to modify the cooking time a lot - 2 min, then flip, then 2 min. I did salt & vinegar and it was wonderful. Am looking forward to trying lots of spices, including the dry buffalo wing packet for my daughter! A potato - no oil - who would have figured!? - 2/8/10

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  • 5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Worked great! I was surprised! I have a turntable in my microwave, so I only had to do 5 minutes in the microwave total. - 6/7/11

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I made these using a sweet potato and a potato peeler to make the slices. YUM!!! - 12/2/11

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    We love these. Haven't bought potato chips since doing this. My husband says there is no comparison with these and store bought. They are so fresh tasting....because they are! - 10/9/11

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I make these today and they were so good. I put the cut potatoes between two paper towel to dry them off to reduce cooking time. I will be making this again.
    Thank you for the recipe - 8/10/12

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  • Bad
    2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This was not a good recipe.
    My potatoes were not cooked all the way through. The tops were golden and perfect but they were also glued and stuck to uncooked potatoes under them and everything was stuck to the dish.
    It sounds like a good idea, maybe I didn't execute it correctly! - 4/29/12

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I can't belive this worked. Me and my mom stood in front of the microwave waiting to see what would happen... Amazing! I tried a few with apple cider vinigar and sea salt. Im a fan! Who Knew - 11/23/10

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  • O.K.
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Maybe I didn't cut the potatoes thin enough, maybe there was something wrong with the potatoes, or maybe it was the microwave, but these didn't turn out well. They were chewy even though they were cooking for plenty enough time(6 min) and not crunchy. They stuck horribly to my plate. I did turn them - 2/10/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    SARAHGIRL, you need to put them in a single layer--try again--you might be surprised. - 3/27/13

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is the best of the best, so many seasonings to choose from, and yes, using a mandolin makes a huge difference!!! - 7/4/12

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Wow...who knew...I loved them and my kids went crazy over them. I am so happy I found this. I did have to modify the cooking took about 9mins in my microwave, and I flipped them once - 3/27/12

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    well..i tried it and it turned out pretty well...i had the same sticking problems...so tried dipping them in canola oil...it still ended up sticking...i was able to get some of them off tho...and the ones that i did...they were DELICIOUS!!!!..i also used a potato peeler...it works better :) - 2/28/12

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    My husband and I love the potato chips. I spray the pan with canola oil spray. The potato chips turn great. I could control the salt on them. I am going to try chili seasoning on the next time. - 4/13/11

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I read through the comments before making these, used a slicer, adjusted the cook times for my microwave, and used a bit of sea salt (like saltier) and a bit of tex mex too... they were really good. Must admit I was sceptical, but they were very good! - 6/12/10

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Easy way to get the crunch and taste of chips without the bad calories. I sprayed with a bit of Pam to avoid sticking, and it worked. Had to watch them closely so they did not get too crispy. - 3/14/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Wow, I found this recipe yesterday and bought potatoes today. I just made them and I forgot to use tip someone mentioned about turning them over so they don't stick to the plate. I like BBQ normal chips and bought BillyBee Honey BBQ Seasoning to sprinkle and was very pleased with the results. - 10/28/09

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  • I threw a potato in my food processor. It has a chip esque blade. No hard work and the slices came out pretty thin. Threw them in the microwave on parchment paper with some garlic salt, and they came out amazing! Now I can have my chips without feeling guilty, and it's a money saver. Thank you! - 7/30/13

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  • These are great!!! I had to cook them much longer than the recipe said, but my patience paid off. If they are sticking, they're not done yet. - 6/27/13

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  • This recipe was posted a while back but I happened upon it searching for something microwaveable and quick for a snack. Who knew a small potato makes so many chips. I did slice them in processor...2 seconds and done and onto plate to microwave. This snack is DELICOUS! Thank you for sharing. - 6/11/13

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  • The first batch stuck to the plate. The second time around I lightly sprayed the plate with butter flavored cooking spray. I sprinkled them with sea salt. Yummy! Even my youngest kiddo liked them. - 3/19/13

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  • Is there a way to make these without using a microwave? Does anyone know if baking them would work? Seems like a great recipe.
    Thanks so much for any help =] - 12/28/12

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  • This was really good! I am a chip girl big time and this really hit the spot! I am surprised and sooooo happy. I used a smaller red potato and need to perfect my cutting skills, but great first try and about 45-50 cals for my snack. Thanks for posting. - 12/13/12

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  • quick and yummie. - 11/25/12

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  • I just made these to go with dinner. I sliced my potatoes a little thicker than I should have, so cooking time was about 10 minutes. Boy are they tasty! - 9/30/12

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  • Great taste - 7/26/12

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  • So good! I did use a little spray olive oil on the plate, and they didn't need as much salt as I thought they would. - 7/14/12

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  • YUMMMMMMMM! Sprayed plate w/olive oil to prevent sticking. - 3/1/12

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  • Wow, so good!!! - 2/11/12

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  • These are awesome. Not only do they satisfy any chip craving but my kids LOVE them! Thank you! - 10/9/11

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  • This recipe worked out great!!! Thanks for sharing it :) - 9/16/11

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  • Not sure what I'm doing wrong I have cut them fine with a potatoe peeler and are still soggy despite increasing time? any help please! - 9/11/11

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  • Awesom!!! - 1/19/11

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  • OMG! This recipe is amazing! I keep snacking on 100+ calorie chips but these are low cal and delicious! - 10/30/10

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  • Good way to get my potasasium fix! - 10/23/10

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  • i think i did something wrong coz they stuck to my plate and wouldn't come out.any help? - 10/4/10

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  • This would work in a pinch...since I didn't have access to parchment paper, I used a Pyrex pie plate. I used a mandolin for the slicing of the potatoes, and I think I just need to find my happy medium - the potatoes stuck to the plate. :/ - 6/8/10

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  • Honestly these weren't good at all without using some sort of mandolin slicer. It was really hard to get them thin enough to where they tasted good. Also, the seasoning didn't come out too strong on the "chips" so they just tasted plain. I was disappointed because I was so looking forward to them! - 5/31/10

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  • Excellent and great for getting that chip craving off your back. Watch cook time -- 1100 watt microwave and the first batch burned. Hubby and I both loved them and will definitely make them again. - 4/4/10

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  • Amazing! I love chips, and I get discouraged when I crave them. This is an awesome, healthy snack. :D - 3/28/10

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  • My husband even liked these! - 1/23/10

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  • I can't wait to try this! I have been scouring this site and the net trying to find a way to satisfy that salty/crunchy craving in a way that still makes me feel good about eating it! Thanks a lot! - 1/22/10

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  • Amazing! I love chips and now I don't have to give up that crunch! I will definitely will make these often! - 1/21/10

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  • I had to adjust the cooking time a bit, but they were very good. I made them canjun and now I'm making vinegar with sea salt. Fantastic. - 12/29/09

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  • I've shared this recipe with several people since trying it and they ALL loved it and asked for the recipe. When you take the plate out to rotate it, flip the chips over before continuing to cook to prevent them sticking to the plate. Delicious! - 10/11/09

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  • OMG! Thank you..I luv chips. What great idea! Have to get my timing down burned a batched. Will use this recipe a lot . Thanks sooo much! Beats my 100 calorie bags of asst snacks. - 10/7/09

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  • I was a bit skeptical about microwave fries, but I was SHOCKED at how good they are! I seriously cannot believe how good these were! They taste JUST like Lay's!!! - 10/1/09

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  • i made this recipe was late was hungry had some calories left i could eat and im not buying chips anymore, i make my own cajun seasoning cuz i hate the salt in the others and i used that , omg it was awesome you rock :) - 8/9/09

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  • I am a salty, crunchy freak. These are SO GOOD!! Had I'd known I could do this a long time ago I would have saved myself many a "beating up"s over eating regular chips and feeling guilty. These are 2 WW points and will satisfy my cravings. THANKS! They definately need to be paper thin. - 8/6/09

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