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Salt and Pepper Potato Peels

A super quick and easy snack. Zero waste is a winner!
3.67 from 6 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine British
Servings 5
Calories 117 kcal


  • 100 g Fresh left over potato skins or peelings
  • 4 tbsp Oil
  • 1 pinch Salt and Pepper For seasoning


  • Heat the oil in a pan until hot.
  • Lightly dust the potato peelings/skins with flour.
    Potato Peelings
  • Add the peelings/skins to the hot oil, a small amount at a time.
    Potato Peelings In Oil
  • Allow the peelings to cook for 5 minutes, turn if needed, until crisp and golden.
    Crispy Potato Peelings In Pan
  • Scoop out the peelings and place them onto some kitchen paper and allow them to cool and drain.
  • Season with salt and crushed black pepper
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  • Repeat for as many skins as you want.


You can also try other vegetable peelings, like parsnip or carrot. If you wrap the fresh peelings well and keep them in the fridge, they will last a few days too.
For a healthier way to cook them:
drizzle with oil and season. Spread them evenly on an oven tray, and bake for 8-10 minutes
Keyword Healthy, Potatoes, Zero Waste