Crispy Parsnip Chips

Parsnip Chips

Parsnip chips or just plain parsnips were not part of my diet growing up. But as an Irish American lady, I do love my root vegetables. I’m happy to say parsnips are part of my diet now. And these starchy carbs provide a great source of energy for me before long runs or bike rides around the San Francisco Bay Area.

When most of us think about chips we rarely think about parsnips. Surprisingly, they make a great chip. They are hearty enough to hold up yet light enough to form a perfect crunchy crisp. Because I grew up on the Jersey Shore and became accustomed to boardwalk French fries, I will forever adore chips and fries paired with apple cider or malt vinegar. It adds a punch and compliments the salty chips fabulously.

This recipe makes a delicious snack or side dish, especially during cool winter months. You could try pairing the parsnip chips with a non-starchy soup or just substitute French fries with these guys. Hope you like them.


Crispy Parsnip Chips

Author: Dish by Trish
Servings: 2 people

Ingredients:

4 to 5 medium parsnips
1 tablespoon peanut oil (or olive oil)
1 teaspoon fine sea salt
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar

Instructions:

Both: Preheat the oven to 425°F Peel the parsnips. Slice into wafer-thin round coins.

Romeo: Measure oil and salt. In a medium bowl, combine parsnip coins, oil and sea salt.

Juliet: Place parsnip coins onto a baking sheet and bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown and crispy.

Romeo: Measure vinegar and serve with chips. Enjoy!

Instructions:

Preheat the oven to 425°F. Peel the parsnips. Slice into wafer-thin round coins. In a medium bowl, combine parsnip coins, oil and sea salt.

Place parsnip coins onto a baking sheet and bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown and crispy. Serve with vinegar. Enjoy!

 

XO,

TRISH

 

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40 thoughts on “Crispy Parsnip Chips

  1. I’ve been making these all winter as well and I’m addicted.    Curry powder sprinkled on top with a plain yogurt, lemon and cilantro dip is a favourite.   

  2. I’ve been making these all winter as well and I’m addicted.    Curry powder sprinkled on top with a plain yogurt, lemon and cilantro dip is a favourite.   

  3. I’ve been making these all winter as well and I’m addicted.    Curry powder sprinkled on top with a plain yogurt, lemon and cilantro dip is a favourite.   

  4. Okay that does it, I saw these on Brian’s blog and made a note of them but never made them, now I’m finally going to try.

  5. Okay that does it, I saw these on Brian’s blog and made a note of them but never made them, now I’m finally going to try.

  6. Love this idea!  I experimented with parsnips this past fall, and really like them.  I’m sure the addition of vinegar adds a nice touch.  Yum!

  7. Love this idea!  I experimented with parsnips this past fall, and really like them.  I’m sure the addition of vinegar adds a nice touch.  Yum!

  8. I’m all over these. I love that they’re baked, I’m a parsnip fan/ roast them with parsley but chips? Yes please.

  9. I never tried parsnip chips…hey, these look too good and yummy. Next time, I am going to make some parsnip chips instead of the monotonous potato chips! Thanks for sharing.

  10. I never tried parsnip chips…hey, these look too good and yummy. Next time, I am going to make some parsnip chips instead of the monotonous potato chips! Thanks for sharing.

  11. I never tried parsnip chips…hey, these look too good and yummy. Next time, I am going to make some parsnip chips instead of the monotonous potato chips! Thanks for sharing.

  12. hi trish, congrats for being featured.
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  13. hi trish, congrats for being featured.
    simple recipe, great idea and creative to add lime for a zest.’am your follower now. do visit mine and welcome your comments too :) have a nice day

  14. hi trish, congrats for being featured.
    simple recipe, great idea and creative to add lime for a zest.’am your follower now. do visit mine and welcome your comments too :) have a nice day

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  16. Trish, hi! Thank you for your comment on my blog. I just G-mailed you my reply on your proposal to do a guest post on the Thai dish. Hope you received it. Have a great day!

  17. Trish, hi! Thank you for your comment on my blog. I just G-mailed you my reply on your proposal to do a guest post on the Thai dish. Hope you received it. Have a great day!

  18. Yummy! So much lighter than my usual pita chips. I’ll have to give these a try. Happy to be your new food blog friend!

  19. What an interesting idea. I love, love parsnips. I’ve never thought of something like this though. I am definitely going to try it soon. Thanks for sharing. 

  20. What an interesting idea. I love, love parsnips. I’ve never thought of something like this though. I am definitely going to try it soon. Thanks for sharing. 

  21. I am a big fan of parsnips, but I haven’t had them in awhile.  Such a great idea to make chips!  I bet they are addicting :)

  22. I am a big fan of parsnips, but I haven’t had them in awhile.  Such a great idea to make chips!  I bet they are addicting :)

  23. I am a big fan of parsnips, but I haven’t had them in awhile.  Such a great idea to make chips!  I bet they are addicting :)

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