Homemade Barbecue Potato Chips

These chips are so yummy and absolutely amazing!

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Serving size: 4
Calories per serving: 3,904

2 teaspoons paprika
2 teaspoons confectioners' sugar
3/4 teaspoon fine salt
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
1/4 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
2 medium russet potatoes
2 quarts about vegetable oil, for frying

Mix the paprika, sugar, salt, onion powder, smoked paprika, chili powder and garlic powder together in a small bowl.

Slice the potatoes about 1/16 inch thick on a mandoline. Put the potatoes in a large bowl of cold water and agitate to separate the slices and release the starch. Drain the water and repeat with fresh cold water about 3 more times, until the water runs clear. Lay out a couple of layers of paper towels and spread the potatoes out in a slightly overlapping layer (stack with more layers of paper towels to save space if necessary) and let stand to dry, about 5 minutes.

Fill a large, wide pot with 2 inches of oil and heat over medium-high heat until a deep-fry thermometer registers 300 degrees F. Line a large mixing bowl with paper towels for draining. Add about 1/4 of the potato slices to the hot oil and fry, mixing constantly with a spider or large slotted metal spoon, until golden brown all over, about 4 minutes. Transfer the chips to the prepared mixing bowl. Fry the remaining potatoes in 3 more batches, making sure to return the oil to 300 degrees F between batches. When all of the chips are in the bowl, remove the paper towels.

Put the seasoning mix in a sieve and dust it over the chips, gently tossing them so that they coat evenly. Cool completely and eat immediately or keep in an airtight bag or container up to 1 day.

Source: foodnetwork.com

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