Homemade Potato Chips

A Salty Snack From the White House Kitchen to Yours

GMA Recipes
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

While guests at the White House's state dinner for Queen Elizabeth dined on delicacies like spring lamb and caviar, President Bush doesn't eat such rich meals every day. Sometimes, he just wants comfort food, and when that happens, White House chef Cris Comerford whips up special treats.


  • 1 Idaho potato (makes approximately three servings of chips)
  • 6 cups canola oil
  • Pinch kosher salt
  • Cooking Directions

    In deep fryer, bring canola oil to 350 degrees.

    Fry for 5 minutes, until the bubbles dissipate.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: potato, oil, salt

    Course: Party Platter, Side Dish, Snack

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