If salty savoury snacks can be your downfall when it comes to healthy eating, why not try making your own homemade garlic crisps. Lower in fat than store bought crisps and the added bonus of making any flavour you like! These are so easy to make, and will really wow party guests.
These homemade crisps are super simple to make and although they do take a little while to make up enough to feed a crowd, it is definitely worth the wait. Crispy, garlicy, and oh so moreish.
Sure, you could just open a bag of crisps and dump them in a bow. But where is the fun in that? Homemade crisps are much easier to make than you would think and healthier too!
I am always of the mindset that if I am going to eat something that is traditionally not very healthy, then I am going to try and make it myself so it’s that little bit healthier and that’s what we have done with these Homemade Garlic Crisps.
How easy are homemade crisps to make! Well, I am guessing that if you are reading this recipe then you didn’t realise, but they really are. The key to making homemade crisps is slicing them really thin so they get nice and crispy. We did this by using a mandoline, which had become our new “must-have” kitchen gadgets.
I am not sure I have ever seen garlic crisps for sale. Why is that not a thing? Oh well, because you can make your own. We kept the flavourings really simple with these crisps, and just used salt, pepper and garlic, but you could go all out!
The great thing about these crisps is that you can season them any way you like. Do fajita crisps sound like your thing? Add some fajita seasoning! You could go cajun, just some chilli, or even an Italian herb blend. BBQ seasoning would be really good too.
What To Serve with these Homemade Crisps?
What are crisps without dip? If you are serving these up at a party, then wow your guests even more with some homemade dips. You could serve it with Restaurant Style Salsa, Butternut Squash Hummus, Healthy Spinach and Artichoke Dip, Bacon Guacamole, or just eat them as they are.
How To Store Homemade Crisps
If you can manage to resist them that long, these will last a day or two in an air tight container. We always make a big batch up whenever we have guests over and they don’t last long. So, if you are having a party, give these a try and I can guarantee that your guests will be asking for the recipe!
Ingredients needed to make Homemade Garlic Crisps (serves 4)
- 2 large potatoes, sliced very thinly
- A pinch of sea salt and black pepper
- 1 tbsp garlic granules
- Spray oil
How To Make Homemade Crisps – Step by Step:
One: Coat a large baking tray with some spray oil and lay out as many potatoes as possible without any overlapping.
Two: Spray each individual potato slice with some more oil and sprinkle with salt, pepper and garlic.
Three: Bake in a preheated oven at 200C for 15 minutes, turning halfway through.
Four: Repeat until all the potato slices are cooked.
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Some extra tips for these Homemade Crisps:
- The key to making sure the potatoes are nice and crispy is making sure they don’t overlap on the tray and not using too much oil.
- Feel free to get creative with the seasoning. We just used garlic, but you could use a fajita blend or even BBQ seasoning.
- To get the potatoes really thinly sliced and therefore crispy when cooked, use a mandolin.
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Homemade Garlic Crisps
- 2 Large potatoes, sliced very thinly
- Sea salt and ground black pepper
- Garlic powder
- Spray oil
- Firstly, coat a baking tray with spray oil and lay out as many potato slices as possible, so none overlap.
- Spray each individual slice with more oil.
- Season with the garlic powder, salt and pepper.
- Bake at 200°C for 15 minutes, turning halfway through.
- Repeat until all slices are cooked.
- Finally, serve with a dip of your choice (optional).