Was going to blog about my post-juice fast..that is until I tasted these amazing raw zucchini chips and knew I had to share the recipe.
The chips tastes so much like Calbee’s Hot and Spicy Potato Chips!! Seriously…its so addictive and SO GOOD The only difference is the indecent amount of ingredients used in making Calbee’s version. Check it out:
What makes a Calbee potato chip yummy :
Ingredients: Potato, Vegetable Oil (Contains one or more of the following: Palm and/or Canola), Spices (Curry Powder, Paprika, Oregano, Garlic, Onion, Cayenne, Black Pepper, Nutmeg), Sugar, Flavor Enhancer (Monosodium Gltamate, Disodium Guanylate, Disodium Inosinate), Salt, Soy Sauce, Powder Yeast Extract, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Anticaking Agent (Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Ferrocyanide, Sodium Carbonates), Spice Extractive (Emulsifier (Mono and Di-Glycerides of Fatty Acids)), Natural and Artificial Flavor, Maltodextrin, Sweetener (Aspartame) and Caramel
Didn’t understand half of what I just read above. Here’s the recipe for the raw zucchini chips – natural ingredients and still packed with flavour! Perfect snack indeed !
RAW ZUCCHINI CHIPS
2 cups green zucchini, sliced (not too thin, but not too fat and chunky either)
3 tbs Apple Cider vinegar
2 tbs olive oil
2 tsp farlic powder
2 tsp onion powder
1 tsp italian herbs
1/2 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper (if you want it more spicy, add more of this!)
Mix all the ingredients together and marinate overnight. Make sure you coat every single piece (front and back) of the zucchini chips.
Line the chips on a dehydrator tray and dehydrate at 115F for 48 hours. (Or more if its still not crispy)
Leave in a ziplock bag and place in refrigerator for a few hours after you remove from the dehydrator (to make it more crispy!)
The good thing about this recipe is that the raw ingredients are really cheap. But the downside is that it requires long hours of dehydration…and sends your electricity bills up the roof. If you’re not 100% raw, you can consider increasing the temperature and shorten the dehydration time. Also, do try to ensure all or most of your dehydrator trays are filled so that you fully maximise the electricity used.