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Air Fryer Yam Chips

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James Smith
• Wednesday, 11 November, 2020
• 7 min read

Sweet potato chips sound like a nutritious snack, but store-bought versions can still pack significant amounts of fat and sodium. This versatile kitchen tool makes for precise slicing, which results in a more evenly-cooked chip.

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Additionally, soaking the sweet potato slices in water helps to remove the starch, making for a crispier chip. In a large bowl of cold water, soak sweet potato slices for 20 minutes.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Make these for parties, movie night, or whenever you’re craving some salty, crispy chips. Since the chips are cooked at a super high temperature, you don’t need to worry about using a high-smoke point oil.

I like to salt the sliced potatoes before cooking them and then add a little more once they are hot and crispy. Season: Toss the sliced potatoes with the oil and salt in a mixing bowl.

Cook: Place the slices in a single layer in the air fryer basket. It might be tempting to pile them in, but taking the time to cook them in batches will make the best potato chips.

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Once you know how to make air fryer potato chips, you can easily switch up the seasonings! Try adding some garlic powder, crushed dried herbs, or finely grated Parmesan cheese before cooking them.

Julie Even Crunchy sweet potato chips perfectly seasoned with salt that are cooked in an Hairdryer ! Add the salt and toss to coat the sweet potato slices.

Try adding some garlic powder, crushed dried herbs, or finely grated Parmesan cheese before cooking them. Adding some freshly ground black peppers is an easy seasoning, too.

Alternatively, you can try making the Air fried Masala Cashews that uses a tsp of ghee and would be a perfect cocktail party snack for your guests too. Broccoli Corn Balls, again a non-fried snack option would be loved by both kids and adults with a side of ketchup or coriander chutney.

The process of making the Air Fried Purple Yam Chips is pretty simple. A quick soaking in the water for 10 minutes to soften them up a bit, followed by a good dab with a kitchen towel ensured excess moisture was off.

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A generous sprinkling of Himalayan Pink Salt, followed by a tsp of oil gave me these gorgeous looking beauties (as shown in pic). However, the time factor didn’t bother me as I was going to enjoy guilt free snack as an early dinner.

While growing up, Ma used to always cook Mezhukkuparati or a simple South Indian Stir fry made with tubers, similar to Purple Yams and many other different varieties of coconut oil with just a dash of turmeric and seasoning. The Mezhukkuparati was served with piping hot Jeers Milan NASA, steamed rice when we were sick or down with flu or coughs, colds.

In case you like, do check out the recipe of Quirkier Vazhakkai Mezhukkuparati, (Chinese Potatoes and Raw Banana Stir Fry). So, needless to say, the Purple Yam chips that are Air Fried are perfect for folks who are looking to snack healthy and lose weight, great for diabetics and anyone who is basically looking for healthy snack recipes to enjoy with family.

Drain water, dab a kitchen cloth and remove the excess moisture. Toss the chips slightly (for even cooking) and Air fry again for 10 min sat 180 degrees.

If you try this at home, please give me a shout out / Tag Me on any of my social media handles. Born in a Traditional Alaska Dyer (South Indian) Family with strong value systems to an exceptionally strong and independent Single Mom, spent most of my childhood studying well (as most Dyer girls do).

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Hairdryer Sweet potato chips are so addicting and best of all, way healthier than deep-frying them. A few fresh sweet potatoes go a long way to make this popular salty /sweet snack.

It takes a few minutes and you’ll be hooked with customizing your own personal batch. Choose your salt level and type of spices for a different flavor every time you make these.

Continue to Air Fry at 340 °F/170 °C for 3-5 minutes increments or until they start to crisp on the edges. Separate the slices, so they don’t stick together and this helps the chips crisp on both sides.

Finishing : When you see crisp brown edges, reduce heat to 280 °F/140 °C and Air Fry for another 2-5 minutes or until they are dry. Try to choose a wider sweet potato, as the slices will shrink quite a bit.

It’s better to air fry single layers in multiple batches than one big batch. If your air fryer is preheated or if you are cooking multiple batches, you may need to reduce timing by a few minutes (unless preheating is called for in the recipe). As an Amazon associate and partners with other affiliate programs, we may earn from your qualifying purchases.

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