Homemade salt and pepper chips

Homemade salt and pepper chips, potato recipe, easy side dish

Quick and easy homemade Chinese style salt and pepper chips. Perfect for when you just NEED them…  These are so easy to make and so delicious to eat, I can see a little habit developing here. 

Homemade salt and pepper chips

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 16 minutes

Yield: Serves 4

Homemade salt and pepper chips

AT LAST! Chinese style salt and pepper chips at home.


  • 500g frozen oven chips - I use the McCain French Fries for this recipe.
  • 1 tsp Szechuan pepper
  • 1 tsp five spice powder
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 4 spring onions - finely chopped
  • 1 chilli - finely sliced
  • small bunch of coriander - roughly chopped.


  1. Heat the oven to 230C.
  2. Spread the fries in a single layer on a baking tray.
  3. Grind the Szechuan pepper, five spice powder and sea salt with a pestle and mortar.
  4. Sprinkle the spice mix and half the spring onions over the fries and toss the fries with your fingers to coat everything - then spread them back in a single layer.
  5. Cook in the oven for 14-16 minutes.
  6. Remove from the oven and sprinkle over the rest of the spring onions, the chopped chilli and the chopped coriander.
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Make Chinese style salt and pepper chips your way
  • Don’t fancy Chinese style? Then opt for smoky spicy fries – grab the recipe here. 
  • Make them even spicier – use a hot chilli and sprinkle more on.
How to serve Chinese style salt and pepper chips
  • Delicious alongside our sweet chilli chicken wrap.
  • Perfect with kebabs and salad.
  • Fab for a quick and tasty weeknight dinner. 

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