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Microwave Potato Chips

Quick and crispy microwave potato chips
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Course: Chips
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 17 minutes
Author: Vidya Srinivasan


  • Potato - 1 medium peeled, thinly sliced
  • Salt - as needed
  • Dry basil - 1/8 teaspoon optional
  • Cooking spray/oil - to grease I used cooking spray


  • Place potato in salt water for 10 minutes to remove the starch in potato. Rinse the potato under running water. spread them on a paper towel and pat to dry. Remove all the moisture in the potato
  • In a bowl add potato, salt, basil and give a gentle mix
  • Grease genorusly the plate with oil/cooking spray.
  • Spread potato on the plate/parchment paper. Spread in such a way that there is no overlap
  • Cook potatoes start to turn brown. It took 4-5 minutes in my microwave. Turn the chips in between (After 2-3 minutes) to continue even browning. Watch the last minute
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1. Adjust the time according to your microwave setting
2. Make sure you cook chips till they are brown for crispy texture
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