Spiced sweet potato chips

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 15 minutes to 20 minutes
  • Total time: 25 minutes to 30 minutes 30 minutes

Serves: 4


2 litres sunflower oil
700g sweet potatoes, scrubbed
30g cornflour
2 tsp Cooks’ Ingredients Smokey Steak Rub
1 tsp dried wild oregano


1. Heat the oil in a large pan or deep fat-fryer to 190°C. Cut the potatoes (with skin on) into 5mm thick chips, rinse under cold water and pat dry in a clean tea towel. Toss into a bowl with the cornflour.

2. Plunge the chips into the hot oil in 2 to 3 batches and cook for 5 minutes until golden then remove from the oil and tip onto a baking tray lined with kitchen paper.

3. Keep the oil hot and cook the chips for a second time at the same temperature for 3 minutes until crisp.

4. Toss the chips in the rub and wild oregano then serve with steaks and chimichurri (see waitrose.com/recipes).