Potato Skin Chips

Do you find yourself disregarding the skins after peeling potatoes? Try this no waste recipe for a quick snack or as a simple side dish!



  • 2 to 3 white potatoes
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Scrub the potatoes well until clean and then peel the skin off with a knife or a vegetable peeler, about 2 to 3 inches.
  3. Soak the potato skins in cold water for about 30 minutes.
  4. Drain the potato skins and dry them with a paper towel.
  5. In a bowl, mix the skins with the olive oil, salt and pepper, make sure everything is evenly coated.
  6. Roast the skins for 10 minutes, stir them around and then roast again for 5-10 minutes until crispy and golden.
  7. Serve as a snack or as a side dish and enjoy!