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    • pws52
    • By pws52 12th Sep 18, 1:41 PM
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    Best oven chips?
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    • 12th Sep 18, 1:41 PM
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    Best oven chips? 12th Sep 18 at 1:41 PM
    I am thinking of using these but am wondering which brand to buy.
    Looking for recommendations....thank you.
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    • Olliebeak1951
    • By Olliebeak1951 20th Oct 18, 8:20 PM
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    ..........The chip stirrer broke a year ago when I dropped it, and the side protectors broke their hinge a while back however unit still works fine - cost about 150 to buy the unit and i'm still using the same one I got 5 years ago, so proved a good investment.

    If you want healthy chips, you won't regret getting an Actifry.
    Originally posted by Bacman
    I'll 'second that' ! Love my Actifry and I've been using it for around 10yrs now. I did manage to drop the 'chip stirrer', but managed to order a new one from Tefal . Mine doesn't have the 'side protectors' on it - is that the thing that goes around the rim to stop chips from jumping up into the edge of the lid?

    I don't even use a 'full measure' of oil in mine, and it still works just as well. Great to add some paprika, chilli powder, cayenne, garlic powder - better than anything I've ever bought frozen !
    • Kim kim
    • By Kim kim 20th Oct 18, 8:26 PM
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    McCain Gastro chips for me. I hated oven chips but these have totally converted me.
    Originally posted by madvixen
    I sort of like them, then other times I find them too greasy.
    I do them in the actifry.
    • Bacman
    • By Bacman 1st Nov 18, 8:26 AM
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    If you use the actifry, why not just use proper potatoes with a small amount of oil? The point of oven chips is either for people who can't chop potatoes or convenience, however they are fatty compared to using an actifry system.


    Rarely i'll use oven chips as they tend to be disappointing in taste compared to making your own however tried the Asda own twisty fries and they are fine for a change.
    • tastyhog
    • By tastyhog 1st Nov 18, 11:30 AM
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    None, oven chips are the work of the devil, cut some from a potato (Marris piper or estima) and fry in hot enough oil and they are no less unhealthy than oven chips that have a coating of oil already
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