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Round plate of salt and pepper chips

Salt and Pepper Chips Recipe

  • Author: Michelle Minnaar
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


Learn how to make this Salt and Pepper Chips recipe and your wallet will never have to suffer from expensive Chinese takeaways again. 


  • 500g (1lb) frozen potato chips
  • 15ml (1 tbsp) vegetable oil
  • ½ large onion, cut into chunks
  • 1 green pepper, washed and cut into bite-sized chunks
  • 2 red chillies, washed and finely sliced
  • 30ml (1 tbsp) rice wine
  • 5ml (1 tsp) salt and chilli seasoning


  1. Cook the chips following packet instructions or make your own from scratch. 
  2. Heat the oil in a wok and fry the onion, green pepper and chillies for 3 minutes.
  3. Pour in the rice wine and let it sizzle for 2 minutes while continuing to stir.
  4. Add the chips to the stir fry and season with the salt and chilli mixture.
  5. Serve immediately as a side dish to a fakeaway Chinese meal. Enjoy!


  • For best results, use chunky chips. However, any type of chips or fries will work. E.g. skin-on fries, skinny fries, steak chips or crinkle cut chips. 
  • Some recipes call for soy sauce. Feel free to use it but remember the seasoning is quite salty as well!
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Pan Fry
  • Cuisine: Chinese

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