Baked skinny fries

A simple side dish of homemade chips isn’t always unhealthy – this version coats the potatoes in spices too

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:40 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 118
  • fat 3g
  • saturates 0g
  • carbs 20g
  • sugars 1g
  • fibre 2g
  • protein 3g
  • salt 0g


  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp fine cornmeal or polenta
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • 2 large potatoes, cut into 1cm-thick chips


  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Pour the oil onto a baking tray and put in the oven for 3 mins. Mix the cornmeal or polenta, paprika and garlic powder together and season. Toss the chips in the mix, then tip onto the tray. Shake well, then cook for 40 mins, shaking halfway through, until crisp and golden.

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