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Super Crispy Potato Popcorn Snack Recipe With Photo Guide

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Amara is a writer, and writing is her passion. In her free time she loves to cook for her family.

Super crispy potato popcorn snack

Super crispy potato popcorn snack

Potato popcorn is a delicious snack that is super crispy on the outside and very tender on the inside. It can be enjoyed either as an appetizer or a teatime snack.

Beloved by kids and adults alike, this snack is very quick and easy to make—and you probably already have all of the necessary ingredients in your kitchen.

Cook Time

Prep timeCook timeReady inYields

7 min

5 min

12 min

2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 medium potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch
  • Oil, for frying
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Parsley (optional)

Instructions

  1. Peel and dice the potatoes.
  2. Immerse the diced potatoes in water for 2 minutes in order to remove the starch. Wash them several times with cold water.
  3. In a pan over medium heat, add fresh water and diced potatoes. Bring it to the boil and add 2 tablespoon salt. Stir gently.
  4. Boil for 5 minutes. Boiling helps to achieve a soft texture for the potatoes.
  5. After 5 minutes, drain the boiling water and rinse the potatoes with cold water in order to stop the cooking.
  6. Place the potatoes on a paper towel and remove the excess moisture.
  7. Place the corn starch on a plate. Coat the potatoes with corn starch to make them crispy.
  8. In a pan, add some cooking oil and heat it over low to medium flame. Fry the potatoes until they have turned golden-brown.
  9. Transfer the cooked potatoes to a paper towel to remove excess oil.
  10. Sprinkle salt and pepper to taste. You can also add some parsley if desired. Bon appetit.

Photo Guide

Step 1: Peel and dice two medium potatoes.

Step 1: Peel and dice two medium potatoes.

Diced potatoes

Diced potatoes

Step 2: Wash the potatoes to remove the starch.

Step 2: Wash the potatoes to remove the starch.

Step 3: Boil the potatoes for 5 minutes. Then drain and rinse with cold water.

Step 3: Boil the potatoes for 5 minutes. Then drain and rinse with cold water.

Step 4: Remove excess moisture with paper towels.

Step 4: Remove excess moisture with paper towels.

Step 5: Coat the potatoes with corn starch.

Step 5: Coat the potatoes with corn starch.

Step 6: Fry the potatoes until they turn golden-brown.

Step 6: Fry the potatoes until they turn golden-brown.

Ready to eat. Enjoy!

Ready to eat. Enjoy!

© 2021 Amara

Comments

Amara (author) from Pakistan on May 19, 2021:

Thank you very much Nithya.. I am pleased to know that you liked it..

Stay blessed :-)

Amara (author) from Pakistan on May 19, 2021:

Thank you very much Chitra di.. I really appreciate your visit and lovely comment..

Love and peace ;-)

Chitrangada Sharan from New Delhi, India on May 19, 2021:

Nice potato snacks and sounds yummy! I liked your presentation

Thank you for sharing!

Nithya Venkat from Dubai on May 19, 2021:

Delicious and easy to make. Thank you for sharing this recipe.

Miebakagh Fiberesima from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, NIGERIA. on May 18, 2021:

Amara, its okay, and you're welcome.

Amara (author) from Pakistan on May 18, 2021:

Thank you very much Miebakagh.. Much appreciated.. Thanks for your visit and comment..

Have a great day.. :-)

Miebakagh Fiberesima from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, NIGERIA. on May 18, 2021:

This snack must be delicious. I'll try it. Much thanks.

Amara (author) from Pakistan on May 18, 2021:

Hi Peggy..

Actually these snacks are crunchy like popcorns, thats why they are called potato popcorns... and they taste superb..

Thanks for your visit.. love and peace..

Peggy Woods from Houston, Texas on May 18, 2021:

Your title made me curious as it mentioned potatoes and popcorn. I was waiting to see how popcorn would be an ingredient. Ha! These potato nuggets would taste good.

Amara (author) from Pakistan on May 18, 2021:

I love potatoes too Misbah, actually in anyway.. and this recipe is a tasty way to eat potatoes..

Try it someday.. Thanks for such a lovely comment..

Love and smiles, dear sis..

Amara (author) from Pakistan on May 18, 2021:

Thank you very much Sangre..

Thanks for such a warm appreciating comment..

Love and gratitude..

Misbah Sheikh from The World of Rebels. on May 18, 2021:

I love it... let me eat them all, Amara

Potatoes are my True friends.

Thanks for sharing this recipe

Blessings always dear sister

Sp Greaney from Ireland on May 18, 2021:

I love this idea. It's such a nice and simple recipe that shows you another way on how to serve potatoes.

Amara (author) from Pakistan on May 18, 2021:

Salam Rozlin..

Thanks for your visit and lovely comment..

Have a great day :-)

Rozlin from UAE on May 18, 2021:

Salam, Amara. Ur recipe sounds delicious. Picture looks yummy

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