I make my own crisps in an air fryer using potato peel – they taste amazing and will save you so much money | The Sun

NOTHING quite hits the spot like a bag of crisps when you’re craving something savoury. 

But one foodie has revealed that they make their own crisps and not only do they taste amazing, but they only take a matter of minutes to make. 

Known on TikTok as ‘thisisplanetfood’, this food account has a whopping 468k followers and 11.4million likes.

In one of the social media user’s recent videos, the foodie demonstrates how to use your potato peels to create your very own crisps in an air fryer.

So if you are looking to save money and reduce waste where possible, you’ll want to listen up. 

If you have joined the air fryer gang, this is definitely one worth trying and it’s safe to say, our mouths are now watering, so if you are a lover of crisps, here’s how you can create your very own.

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The foodie uploaded the potato peel crisp hack recipe to the video sharing platform with the caption ‘We tried the potato peel hack! What do you think?’.

The TikToker demonstrated how they create “air fryer potato crisps using leftover potato peels”. 

The foodie said: “Stop throwing your potato peels in the bin.

“Try this quick snack hack instead.

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“Add all your seasonings to your leftover peels, coat generously with oil and then pop them in the air fryer for 5 minutes until golden and crispy.

“For the dip, mix mayo, honey, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, parsley and salt and pepper.

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“The result is these crunchy homemade crisps – and the best bit, they are quite literally cheap as chips”. 

If you want to give this recipe a try, the foodie gave detailed step-by-step instructions of how to do so. 

They said: “Wash and dry your potato peelings.

“Add 2 tsp smoked paprika, 1 tsp onion granules, 1 tsp garlic granules, 1 tsp oregano, ½ tsp salt (can add more) and ½ tsp pepper to your potatoes.

“Drizzle with olive oil and toss together with your hands.

“Air fry for approximately 5 mins at 200°C.

“For the dip mix 100ml of mayo, 2 tsp honey, 1 tsp lemon juice, ½ tsp grated garlic, 1½ tsp oregano, 1 tsp parsley & a pinch of salt & pepper”. 

This snack hack video has clearly impressed many, as it has racked up a whopping 1.4million views.

It has 65k likes, 436 comments and 3,488 shares.

One person said: “I'll try that, thank you”.

Another added: “Just made these and WOW!” 


Someone else stated: “I need to get an air fryer”.

Another noted: “Lovely idea”. 

Meanwhile, one person stated: “I peel them for a reason. Why would I want to cook the peel?” to which the foodie replied “Trust us, they taste amazing when you season and cook them!!”

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