No guilt potato chips

  • Makes6 Servings
No guilt potato chips


  • 3 medium russet potatoes, scrubbed, skin on, sliced into paper thin rounds 1 to 1.5 mm thick

  • salt, to taste (if desired)

  • black pepper, to taste (if desired)


  • Arrange potato slices in single layer on paper towel; cover with another paper towel; press out liquid; surface should appear dry.

  • Sprinkle on desired seasonings.

  • Arrange slices in single layer on microwave potato chip tray; or, on parchment paper that is sprayed with cooking oil on top of microwave-safe plate.

  • Microwave on high until partially browned. The exact cooking time will vary, depending on the size and power of your microwave. A 1100-watt microwave takes approximately 3-4 min. to cook per tray.

  • Transfer cooked chips to wire rack to cool and crisp. Store in air-tight container.

By Monica,

All you need are potatoes and a microwave to create this fat-free, low sodium snack. Trade in your store-bought brands for this easy-to-make alternative.

Recipe and photo courtesy of The Yummy Life. For detailed step-by-step instructions, click here.

This article was originally published on May 18, 2012