Recipe courtesy of Barbara Smith and Barbara Smith

Sweet Potato Chips

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  • Total: 1 hr 30 min
  • Prep: 1 hr 15 min
  • Cook: 15 min
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2 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/8-inch slices or as thinly as possible

Vegetable oil



  1. In a bowl of cold water, place the sweet potatoes for at least 1 hour after slicing. Drain the potatoes and pat them dry. In a deep fryer or deep heavy pot, heat 1/8-inch vegetable oil to 380 degrees. Fry in batches until golden brown. Do not overcrowd. Remove to paper towels. Salt lightly before