Herb Potato Wafers

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“These make an awesome presentation. Imagine crisp translucent chips with fresh herbs encased in them. They taste as good as they look! Found this in an Idaho potato calendar.”
60-72 wafers

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 14 cup vegetable oil or 14 cup clarified butter
  • 2 large baking potatoes (or 4 - 5 smaller)
  • 12 cup finely chopped fresh herb (, or whole herb leaves, tarragon, cilantro, basil, rosemary, or chives work best)
  • coarse salt


  1. Heat oven to 325 F degrees.
  2. Brush baking sheet with clarified butter or oil.
  3. Peel potatoes and cut into thin, translucent slices using mandoline.
  4. Arrange half the slices on the pan in a single layer.
  5. Place several herb leaves or 1/2 tsp chopped herbs on each slice.
  6. Cover each slice with another potato slice and press to seal.
  7. Brush lightly with butter or oil and sprinkle with salt.
  8. Bake about 15 to 20 minutes, until potatoes are crisp and light brown.

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