Fennel Spice Chips

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Inactive: 10 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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2 bags plain potato chips

Fennel Spice Rub, recipe follows

Fennel Spice Rub:

1 cup fennel seeds

3 tablespoons coriander seeds

2 tablespoons white peppercorns

3 tablespoons kosher salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place the chips on a cookie sheet and put them in oven for 4 to 5 minutes.
  2. When oil is visible on the chips, take them out of the oven, and sprinkle with some of the spice rub. Let them cool and serve.

Fennel Spice Rub:

  1. Put the fennel seeds, coriander seeds, and peppercorns in a heavy pan over medium heat. Watch carefully, tossing frequently so the seeds toast evenly. When light brown and fragrant, pour the seeds onto a plate to cool. They must be cool before grinding, or they will gum up the blades.
  2. Pour the seeds into a blender and add the salt. Blend to a fine powder, shaking the blender occasionally to redistribute the seeds. Store in a tightly sealed glass jar in a cool, dry place, or freeze.
  3. Yield: 1 1/4 cups

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