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Pumpkin Chips

Updated February 23, 2016
This image courtesy of Joseph DeLeo

About3 cups

Cooking Methodfrying

CostInexpensive

Easy

Total Timeunder 1 hour

Make Ahead RecipeYes

Kid FriendlyYes

One Pot MealYes

OccasionFamily Get-together, game day

Recipe Courseside dish, snack

Equipmentdeep fryer

Five Ingredients or LessYes

Mealdinner, lunch, snack

Taste and Texturecrisp, savory, sweet

Type of Dishvegetable

Ingredients

  • 1 miniature pumpkin, about ½ pound
  • 4 cups vegetable oil
  • Coarse or kosher salt to taste or confectioners’ sugar to taste

Instructions

Cut top off pumpkin; remove and discard all seeds. Carefully cut pulp from pumpkin and thinly slice.

Heat oil in an electric deep fryer to 300° to 325°.

Place pumpkin slices in basket of fryer and cook until golden and crisp.

Using a slotted spoon, remove chips from fryer and drain on paper towels.

Salt to taste if serving with meat, soups, or sandwiches, or sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar if serving with a dessert such as Pumpkin Brûlée.

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