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Wasabi-Dusted Chips

Wasabi-Dusted Chips

Delicious Idaho Potato slices generously dusted with a mixture of spices, including wasabi powder.

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  • 2 large Idaho® potatoes (12 ounces to 14 ounces each)
  • Canola or other non-hydrogenated oil
  • 1 tablespoon wasabi powder
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 1 teaspoon sugar


  1. Peel potatoes and slice into desired shape (1/2-inch sticks, wedges or 1/8-inch thick chips); rinse and pat dry.
  2. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or deep-sided saucepan to 275 degrees F and blanch potatoes 5 minutes, cooking in batches if necessary.
  3. Drain and set aside until ready to serve.
  4. Mix together dry seasonings.
  5. Increase oil temperature to 350 degrees F. Cook fries until golden brown, 3 to 4 minutes for sticks and wedges and 1 to 2 minutes for chips.
  6. Sprinkle hot fries with seasoning mix.

Yield: 4 servings

Source: Brown Michael, Corporate Chef, Metro Restaurants

Recipe and photo credit: Idaho Potato Commission.