Sweet Potato Chips
Written by Kevin Kapusi Starow
We are all searching for that healthier snack option, and who doesn't love chips? Well here is a healthier option in Sweet Potato Chips, utilising sweet potatoes, oven-baked, not fried.
Then add to the mix a tangy sauce containing bush tucker ingredient macadamia nuts, which are so tasty and nutritious. Yes, it is something different, though isn't life about taking on new experiences?
Sweet Potato Chips recipe is inexpensive and will be a favourite with the kids, make sure you get them involved with the preparation. They can be peeling the potatoes as you do something else, they will love it.
Sweet Potato Fries
- food processor
- Mixing bowl
- baking tray
- 600 gm Sweet potato - orange cut into 1 cm chips
- 50 ml Grapeseed oil
- ½ bn Thyme - picked
- 5 gm Paprika - smoked
- Salt & Pepper
- 100 gm Macadamia nuts
- 100 ml Soy milk - sugar free
- 1 tsp Dijon Mustard
- 10 ml White Wine Vinegar
- 75 ml Grapeseed oil
- Salt & Pepper
- Pre-heat the oven to 210c.
- In a mixing bowl combine the sweet potato, oil, and thyme.
- Lay them on a baking tray lined with baking paper.
- Cook in the oven for 10 – 15 minutes, then turn the chips and cook out for a further 10 minutes.
- Combine the paprika and seasoning in a mixing bowl, then toss through the chips prior to serving.
- Blend together the nuts and the milk, my preference is in a Thermomix till smooth.
- Add the mustard and a splash of vinegar, and continue to mix.
- Add the oil at a gentle rate, with the machine running, creating an emulsion.
- Season to taste
- Serve the chips with a side dish of the macadamia nut mayonnaise.
Let’s Make a Difference
Every day we have the opportunity to make hundreds of choices. We are so fortunate to live in a time where information is so easily accessible and we have the opportunity and freedom to make choices that we feel are the best for us and our families.
I encourage you to continue educating yourself and others about the benefits of living a plant-based lifestyle. Cook a plant-based meal, opt-out of products like leather, watch a documentary with a family member or friend. It’s easy to feel like the choices we make are small, but when we make these choices together, we can make a big difference!