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Alternative Chips

Discussion in 'Food, Nutrition and Recipes' started by Frankie11111, Aug 16, 2018.

  1. Frankie11111

    Frankie11111 Prediabetes · Member

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    Hi all

    I made celeriac sweede and sweet potato chips in the oven today. They were not overly successful as the sweet potato went soggy and the sweede was undercooked.

    Has anyone got any other alternative chip ideas which are lower in carb than potato?
    Thanks in advance
    Frankie xx
     
  2. Mr_Pot

    Mr_Pot Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Not an alternative but I make swede chips in the oven quite often. I cut them about 8mm x 8mm in cross section put them in a polythene bag with oil, salt and pepper and make sure they are well coated before tipping on to a baking tray. They take about 30 mins at 180C but keep checking as they go from underdone to overdone quite quickly.
     
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    Prem51 Type 2 · Expert

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  4. Frankie11111

    Frankie11111 Prediabetes · Member

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    Thank you I will have a go as they had the potential to be lovely x
     
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    Mr_Pot Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    The size seems to be the key, also I forgot to mention, don't overlap them in the baking tray.
     
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    LooperCat Type 1 · Expert

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    I use turnips for pretty much anything I’d use a spud for :) they’re just 2% carbs.
     
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    miahara Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    Butternut squash chips are worth a try. Much lower in carbs than seet potato too.
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    I use halloumi cheese fried in butter.. and jolly nice it is too.
     
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    Tagging @maglil55 who made aubergine chips tonight.

    I have celeriac chips fairly often but find they are better and more chippy if parboiled and fried rather than oven cooked.
     
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    1spuds Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Kale dehydrated,yum.
     
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    Goonergal Type 2 · Master

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    Fried halloumi wrapped in bacon, or courgette wrapped in bacon and fried
     
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    KookieMunchster Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I use beef dripping with my oven baked celeriac chips.
    I find that definitely the size of the batons will determine the type of crispy you get.
    I salt them and wring out the moisture as well.
    I also microwave them first for 3 minutes so they are hot when I pour the heated and seasoned dripping on them before finishing them off in the oven. They do turn out well and are a regular go to.
     
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    KateA Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Celeriac chips are wonderful, I now prefer them to anything potato. I don't preboil, just cut and baste in olive oil for roasting. All is needed is a bit of seasoning because they taste so good.
     
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    Definitely need to give these a try, look so good!
     
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