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#1 Froger

Posted 16 November 2012 - 01:08 PM

I want to make beetroot chips this afternoon. I've never made them before and all the recipes seem to say to bake them. But I don't want to bake them. I want to deep fry them and have real chips, not some namby pamby, wishy washy, fake chip thing.

So can I just deep fry thin slices at say around 190 degrees C?

Anyone else deep fried beetroot chips?

#2 Froger

Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:33 PM

Come on people, how am I meant to do anything unless EB gives me step-by-step instructions?? sad.gif

I'll have to do it all by myself now.

I'll being holding EB responsible if my chips don't turn out.


#3 Jekaho

Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:36 PM

Sorry, I can't help. I've only ever baked them. Or bought them wink.gif

#4 idignantlyright

Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:39 PM

I've only ever bought them as well.

#5 BetteBoop

Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:39 PM

QUOTE (SarahM72 @ 16/11/2012, 01:08 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I want to make beetroot chips this afternoon. I've never made them before and all the recipes seem to say to bake them. But I don't want to bake them. I want to deep fry them and have real chips, not some namby pamby, wishy washy, fake chip thing.


THEN USE A BLEEDING POTATO!

Are you following the Pete Evan's diet or what?

#6 Froger

Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:48 PM

But using a potato would be too easy. If there is no challenge left in life you might as well be dead. I want to live life to the fullest while I still have the chance. So I choose to deep fry beetroot.

#7 BetteBoop

Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:51 PM

I had no idea beetroot chips constituted an extreme dinner.

I'm a food neo-nazi. I only eat white vegetables. The others are inferior.

#8 Mianta

Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:51 PM

I think baking them with olive oil spray would be the only way to make them as they are completely different make up to potatoes or sweet potato.

#9 Chelara

Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:53 PM

Just do it. I've done pumpkin in a pot of oil, I used a vege peeler to slice it thin. Cooked it. Drain and cool to allow it to crisp and I sprinkled with a combo of cumin and salt. They're more suitible as a garnish for a salad or something rather than a side serve in itself or as a snack. Good luck with your beet root crisps.


#10 Froger

Posted 16 November 2012 - 06:02 PM

One of my teens is making them now. That way if it all goes wrong it is nothing to do with me.  wink.gif

#11 Chelara

Posted 17 November 2012 - 10:51 AM

How were they?

#12 Froger

Posted 17 November 2012 - 11:32 AM

They were good, but large. Got very crispy on standing a abit. He also made some sour cream combined with greek yoghurt to have with them. Plus he made the rest of dinner too. He is now in the kitchen again making brunch of salad plus a big fry up of  onion, tomatoes, mushrooms and omelet. What a champ!

#13 nasty_maiden

Posted 17 November 2012 - 11:39 AM

You know, I'm a starving pregnant woman all alone here with no one to cook for me and I really don't want to search around the fridge for something to slap together... do you think you could send your teen over my way? wink.gif

#14 Froger

Posted 17 November 2012 - 12:12 PM

No sorry, he is busy cleaning the kitchen and packing the dishwasher. He is then going out for a short while, then when he gets back he has informed me he is making beef stroganoff for dinner. I'm not lending him out ever.  wub.gif

#15 nasty_maiden

Posted 17 November 2012 - 12:18 PM

lol, I probably wouldn't either...

#16 Boombox

Posted 17 November 2012 - 12:26 PM

See, now you have to give us a step by step guide to creating a teenager that is so darn useful!




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