Potato Chips and Potato Straws

Preparation info

  • 6

    helpings
    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      10 min

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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Ingredients

  • 6 medium-sized potatoes
  • deep fat
  • salt

Method

Scrub and rinse the potatoes. Peel them thinly. For chips—cut into sticks about 2 in. long and ½ in. wide and thick. For straws—cut into strips the size of a wooden match. Drop them into cold water as they are