Attach a candy thermometer to a large, heavy saucepan or Dutch oven and add vegetable oil.
Heat on medium until temperature reaches 365 degrees F.
Add leftover potato peels and cook, stirring occasionally, until golden and crispy, about 2 minutes.
Using a slotted spoon or tongs, remove peels from oil and place on a plate.
Sprinkle with Morton® Fine Sea Salt and eat immediately.
Food Waste Free Recipes
Leftover Fried Potato Peel Chips
- Preparation Time: 20 minutes
- Yield: 4 Servings
Peeling potatoes is hard work—why not reward yourself with potato chip perfection? Save those flavorful potato peels that you would normally toss, and easily turn them into the crispiest and saltiest homemade potato chips you’ve ever had—but don’t blame us when you can’t put them down. The Salt: Morton® Fine Sea Salt is the perfect finishing touch to any dish—especially when it’s potato chips! The salt’s crystals bring out the crunchy flavor of the potato peels and make each chip taste unique and delicious, no matter how many you eat!
- 4 cups vegetable oil
- 4 cups leftover potato peels
- 1 teaspoon Morton® Fine Sea Salt
- Tip: To make this the day after you peel your potatoes, keep leftover potato peels in water in the fridge with a little lemon juice or vinegar to keep them from browning.