Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Sweet Potato Chips

Oh my goodness. Chips. My weakness. And my standards are not that high either. I could down a bag of Cheetos Puffs or Nacho Cheese Doritos in no time flat. Since going Paleo, when I want to "cheat" and have some chips, I generally stick with Kettle Chips, but I'm thinking my days of buying chips are (mostly) over. The other day we had burgers for lunch and I really wanted something fried and salty to go with them. These little guys definitely fit the bill. Although, next time around, I (a former salt lover) would probably skip the salt altogether.

Sweet Potato Chips

Coconut Oil
Sweet Potato

In large skillet, over medium heat, heat enough coconut oil to have about a half inch to fry your sweet potatoes in. While the oil is heating, slice sweet potatoes as thin as possible using either a knife or a mandolin slicer. Once oil is heated, drop sliced sweet potatoes in and fry for about 2 minutes on each side. Once done, let cool on a paper towel. These taste best after they have completely cooled, but sometimes it's hard to wait. :) It might take a batch or two to get the hang of it...my first batch doesn't always turn out. Oh, and I would recommend you wear an apron too!

2 comments:

  1. Gosh, I LOVED mine hot out of the pan, but they turned soft and chewy after an hour or so. I think I was storing them wrong! Oh well - - -still goooood flavah!

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  2. 3 Researches SHOW Why Coconut Oil Kills Waist Fat.

    The meaning of this is that you actually get rid of fat by consuming Coconut Fats (also coconut milk, coconut cream and coconut oil).

    These 3 studies from big medicinal magazines are sure to turn the traditional nutrition world around!

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