Chocolate Bacon Potato Chips

"homemade potato chips dipped in chocolate and topped with bacon and red pepper flakes"
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Serves or Makes: serves 4

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  • 1 large Idaho potato
  • 3 bacon slices
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 8 ounces chopped chocolate
  • oil for deep frying


  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  • Step 2

    Lay the bacon slices onto the prepared pan. Sprinkle each slice with the brown sugar, then with the red pepper flakes. Bake for 10-12 minutes until they are cooked completely. Set aside to cool. Once cool, dice the bacon into ¼” pieces.

  • Step 3

    Heat the frying oil to 350°F. Slice the potato on a mandolin to about 1/10th of an inch slices. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  • Step 4

    Blanch the potato slices in the oil for 5 seconds, then lay them on the prepared baking sheet in a single layer. Bake them at 350°F for 8-10 minutes until they are all golden brown. Let them cool.

  • Step 5

    Meanwhile, melt the chocolate in the microwave in 20 second intervals, stirring each time until completely melted. Dip each chip into the chocolate, covering about 85% of the chip. Place back onto the parchment lined baking sheet. Place a few pieces of the bacon onto the chocolate covered chip. Repeat until you have dipped all of the chips and added bacon. Cool for 1 hour at room temperature or place in the refrigerator for one minute.