Roast kale crisps with cayenne and seaweed salt

  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten Free


½ tsp Bart sea salt and seaweed
½ tsp sweet smoked paprika
pinch cayenne pepper
150g pentland brig kale
1½ tbsp olive oil


1. Preheat the oven to 180˚C, gas mark 4. Put the salt, paprika and cayenne in a pestle and mortar and pound until very fi nely ground. Season with black pepper.

2. Rinse and drain the kale, patting dry with kitchen paper. Remove the tough central stalks and tear the leaves into 4-5cm pieces. Transfer to a large mixing bowl; add the oil and the spice mixture. Mix well, making sure every leaf is coated.

3. Spread the kale out on a large baking tray (it needs space to crisp up so use 2 trays if necessary). Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the leaves are crisp, but not overly coloured, turning with tongs halfway through. Leave to cool and serve with a chilled beer, if liked.

This recipe first appeared in Waitrose Food, September 2017 issue. Download the Waitrose Food app for the full issue

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 15 minutes
  • Total time: 25 minutes

Serves: 2 as a snack

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 510kJ
Fat 11.8g
Saturated Fat 1.7g
Carbohydrate 1.5g
Sugars 1g
Protein 2.8g
Salt 1.1g
Fibre 2.4g

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This recipe was first published in Fri Sep 01 11:25:00 BST 2017.