Cheats chips

A crispy parmesan coating helps make Bill Grangers oven chips irresistible
By Bill Granger
Cheats chips
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  • Serves: 2
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Effort: easy


  • 3 large potatoes, peeled and cut into thick chips
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp finely grated parmesan
  • 1 tbsp chopped flat-leaf parsley


1. Preheat the oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7.

2. Put the potatoes in a steamer of gently simmering water and steam for 7-8 minutes. Alternatively, you can boil them for 7-8 minutes.

3. Toss the part-cooked chips with the olive oil and spread out in a single layer on a baking tray. Season with sea salt and bake for 25-30 minutes.

4. Sprinkle the chips with half the parmesan and all the parsley and return to the oven for a further 5 minutes until the chips are crisp and golden.

5. Sprinkle with the remaining parmesan just before serving.

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