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Today’s recipe is a simple one, but a goodie – it’s my take on hot chips with a little twist. It is one of my kids favourite treats and I often cook up a batch for a snack on the weekend or to accompany a main meal mid week.

 

Why are they healthy?

I like to use a mix of potatoes and sweet potatoes for my chips (sometimes I sneak in parsnips too).  Potatoes are a great source of fibre and also contain more potassium than  bananas.  The coconut oil contributes good fats and the garlic gives an immune boost.  The apple cider vinegar is a delicious digestive stimulant too.

 

Ingredients

5 medium potatoes and 1 large sweet potato (approx, washed but unpeeled)

1-2 tablespoons of coconut oil (a mild tasting raw or refined if you’d prefer), melted if solid

Sea salt, to taste

1 large clove of garlic, unpeeled

¼ cup of homemade mayonnaise, recipe here (or a good quality whole egg mayo)

1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar (I like Braggs brand)

 

Method

  • Preheat your oven to 220 degrees celsius.
  • Cut your potatoes into chips, as thick or thin as you like.
  • Place on a large baking tray and toss through the coconut oil until they are well coated, season well with sea salt.
  • Throw in the clove of garlic and bake (in a single layer if possible) until the chips are crispy and brown (approx. 30-40 minutes).
  • To make the aioli; Push the flesh from the cooked garlic clove into the mayonnaise.  Add the apple cider vinegar and a little sea salt and mix until well combined.

 

Variations

Lemon aioli

Adding lemon zest to the mayonnaise instead of the apple cider vinegar is also delicious.

 

Serve…

Immediately, with the salt and vinegar aioli!

 

No Mayo

These are delicious simply sprinkled with the apple cider vinegar and sea salt.

 

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