Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

For the best chips use maris piper, desiree or king edward potatoes.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 700 g potatoes
  • 1 liter boiling stock
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil


  1. Preheat the oven to 220 degrees celcius.
  2. Cut the potatoes into thick chips. Plunge into a pan contaning the boiling stock and cook for 5 minutes, until just tender.
  3. Drain in a colander. Allow to cool slightly.
  4. Put the oil in a plastic food boc and CAREFULLY toss the chips in the oil.
  5. Transfer the chips to a lightly greased baking tray and bake for 10-15 minutes, turning them once or twice, until golden and crisp. Sprinkle with paprika or salt to serve.
Most Helpful

4 5

Delicious, crispy and no doubt less fattening than your standard chips. excellent, flavoursome recipe. I found it took about half an hour though to brown the chips properly. I sprinled with paprika.

4 5

Turned out good! I used 2 chicken bouillon cubes in boiling water and added the potatoes. I drained than let cool down than rolled in olive oil and added black pepper and placed in greased baking dish. Thanks for sharing this simple, easy way of home fries.

4 5

I liked these, parboiling them in stock gave them a nice subtle flavour. Mine took quite a bit longer to start going golden though, I think it was about 20 or even 25 minutes. I served them just sprinkled with some salt. As Bergy said they'd make a great basis for some experimenting with all sorts of flavourings/spices. Thanks for sharing.