Homemade Potato Chips

  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Total: 30 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 20 min


Peanut oil, for frying

1 1/2 pounds Yukon gold potatoes

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Neely's BBQ Seasoning, recipe follows

Neely's BBQ Seasoning:

1 1/2 cups paprika

3/4 cup white sugar

3 3/4 tablespoons onion powder


  1. Preheat peanut oil in deep-fryer to 375 degrees F.
  2. Peel potatoes and then slice into very thin 1/8-inch slices using a mandoline with a straight blade attachment. Keep potatoes in very cold water until ready to fry after cutting. Drain potatoes in a colander and blot dry with paper towels.
  3. Fry potatoes in batches, only a few at a time, for about 3 to 4 minutes. Once they reach a golden brown color, remove chips from the fryer and drain on a pepper towel lined sheet tray. Dust immediately with salt, pepper and Neely's BBQ seasoning, to taste.

Neely's BBQ Seasoning:

  1. Combine ingredients and mix well.
Let's Get Cooking!

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6 Reviews


Too much work. Paula Deen's receipe for potato chips is only 6 minutes. Don't even bother with the Neelys!!

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