- Course: Side Dish, Snack
- Skill Level: Easy
- Cost: Inexpensive
- Favorited: 13 Times
- 1 miniature pumpkin, about ½ pound
- 4 cups vegetable oil
- Coarse or kosher salt to taste or confectioners’ sugar to taste
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.
© 1994 David Burke and Carmel Berman Reingold
Nutritional information is based on 12 servings., and includes 1 teaspoon of added salt.