Sweet Potato Baked Crisps with Thyme and Orange Oil

You will need :-

  • 2 medium sweet potato washed and lightly scrubbed
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp orange zest
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 2 -3 tsp thyme ( I used fresh )
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • Pinch red chilli powder ( optional )

Method :-
Pre heat oven to gas mark 5-6 or 200C.
Place olive oil, Orange zest and half of the thyme in one bowl and red chilli powder if using.
Using a mandolin, slice the sweet potatoes into wafer thin slices. ( I used my food processor )
Spread out on paper towel to remove excess moisture.
Brush three to four baking sheets with orange oil.
Arrange thinly cut slices in a single layer on a baking tray and brush tops with the orange oil.
Sprinkle with thyme, sea salt and freshly ground pepper.
Bake for 20 minutes on a middle shelf, turning half way through. Look out for these signs: the edges of the crisps should curl up and the centre should be golden brown. Keep an eye on them as they can get burnt easily.
Remove from the oven and let it stay 2-3 minutes on the baking sheet, then remove carefully and let cool on a wire rack. 
They will go more crispier when they are cool.
Best enjoyed on the same day


  1. I love that these chips are baked! So cool. And the use of chile powder with thyme sounds wonderful with the sweet potatoes. Fantastic recipe...

  2. omg this.is.awesome! Gotta try it. And whay beautiful pictures, so professional :)

  3. Wow..that is filled with herbs and crunch

  4. lovely crisps and lovely clicks

  5. This looks so good and minus all the oil. Good on.e

  6. I love the fact that u have baked those crisps. Absolutely delicious!

  7. Beautiful pictures..looks delicious...

  8. Wow sweet potato chips is my all time favorite,though adding thyme is quite new :)Beautiful clicks :)

  9. Wow! looks yum and crisp.. Must try recipe

  10. These look like the perfect snack! Crispy, delicious and healthy! I love the idea of the orange oil!


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