Homemade Parmesan Potato Chips

These Homemade Parmesan Potato Chips are such a delicious snack, you won’t want to share! They’re crispy, cheesy and quick & easy to prepare.

A Bowl Filled with Homemade Parmesan Potato Chips

Homemade Parmesan Potato Chips

Ever been in the mood to just make a batch of homemade chips…for just yourself? Well, I did, just last week as a matter of fact. I was looking at the bag of potatoes in my kitchen and it was as if they were just asking me to turn them into salty, golden brown, crispy chips…..so I gave in and said, why not!

You wanna know the coolest part? This fun bowl for me, myself, and I only took about 10 minutes from start to finish. Before I knew it, I was crunching on crispy homemade chips. It was awesome 🙂 ……then my husband came home from lunch and stole the bowl from me. Little stinker.

Next time you pass by a “spud” in your kitchen, turn that russet into a devilish little snack for yourself. Put them in a pretty little parchment lined bowl and eat em’ like no one is looking, lol! Can you tell that’s what I did?


4 Ingredients for Homemade Parmesan Potato ChipsHere you have it, Left: salt, a potato, Parmesan (shredded or grated is fine) and canola or vegetable oil.

How to Make Parmesan Potato Chips

Thin Slices of a Russet PotatoUse a sharp knife, be very careful and slice your potato very thinly. If you have a mandolin, that is a much better option. I was too lazy to pull mine out of the back of my cupboard.


Frying Potato SlicesFill your pot full with about 2-inches of oil and heat it to 350 degrees F. When the oil has reached temperature, carefully drop your potato slices in. I do this in 2 batches, per one potato.

Crispy Homemade Potato ChipsThis metal spyder comes in very handy for this task, however a heat  proof slotted spoon will do the trick too. Let these slices cook for 3 to 4 minutes, until golden brown on both sides.


Topping Homemade Parmesan Potato Chips with ParmesanTime to season. I was in the mood for just salt and Parmesan, but can you just imagine the fun seasonings you can play with?!

Close-up Shot of Homemade Parmesan Potato Chips Here you have the best bowl of chips ever! Enjoy!

A Small Bowl of Homemade Parmesan Potato Chips

A Bowl of Homemade Parmesan Potato Chips

Homemade Parmesan Potato Chips

These Homemade Parmesan Potato Chips are such a delicious snack, you won't want to share! They're crispy, cheesy and quick & easy to prepare.
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 13 mins
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 207kcal
Author: Jenny
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  • Stove


  • canola oil fill pot with 2 inches of oil
  • 1 large russet potato
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 2-3 tbsp parmesan cheese


  • Heat oil in medium Dutch oven or other pot over medium heat. Place thermometer in oil and heat to 350 degrees F.
  • Thinly slice potato and in batches, carefully drop slices into hot oil once it's reaches 350 degrees F. (I did 2 batches for 1 potato). Cook and stir potato slices until golden brown on each side, about 3 to 4 minutes per batch.
  • Remove with a slotted spoon or a metal spyder as I have pictured above to a paper towel lined bowl or plate. Season with a pinch of salt and a pinch or two of Parmesan Cheese. Serve as desired. Best if eaten immediately.


Makes 1 serving, double accordingly 🙂


Calories: 207kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 752mg | Potassium: 888mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 78IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 146mg | Iron: 2mg
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58 Responses
  1. I made this last night and I am in love!!! And your site is feeding us for the rest of the week. Amazing recipes and pictures!!! Kuddos to you!!

  2. If you’re feeling particularly frisky, you can also drizzle a bit of shredded Mozzarella and some chicken gravy over them for a poutine-like dish that will blow your mind. No, really, it’s unforgettable. We do it with fries all the time. Try it and you’ll see.

  3. rachel

    I will have to try this with the cheese! A healthier version is to just line a cookie sheet with foil and line the potato slices up in rows. Sprinkle with just a little bit of oil (it doesn’t even need to have it on all of them, then add the salt and bake at 325 for 20 minutes…) I have been trying to stay away from the fried foods lately.

  4. Mmmmmm

    I know I have written on your blog before but yesterday I had a problem…. my Internet was down all day… My problem was I make my shopping lists from your blog… and cook ONLY from your blog so when my internet was down I just had to make … well we’ll just say not as as yummy of a dinner my family is used to last night 🙂 Glad it is back up and I have you to help me cook!!! I can’t wait for your book to come out! THank you Thank you! I always appreciate what I have when all the sudden one day I don’t have it 🙂

  5. Parmesan fries are great, but potato chips? I’ve definitely got to try these. Especially since I can make a batch just for me!

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