Microwave Sweet Potato Chips

  • Recipe By
  • Published Jan 2nd
  • Ready In15m
  • Servings2
  • Calories140
Sweet potato chips never get crispy enough for me in the oven, but this microwaved version works like a charm!

Microwave Sweet Potato Chips Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Microwave Sweet Potato Chips for 2 servings:

  • 1 sweet potato, thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil, or as needed
  • coarse sea salt

Microwave Sweet Potato Chips Cooking Instructions

  • Prep5m
  • Cook10m
  • Ready In15m

To cook Microwave Sweet Potato Chips, you need about 5 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Microwave Sweet Potato Chips is about 10 minutes , and you can serve your Microwave Sweet Potato Chips within 15 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Microwave Sweet Potato Chips easily:

  1. 1 Combine sweet potato slices and and olive oil in a large bowl; toss to coat. Arrange sweet potato slices in a single layer on a large microwave-safe plate; season with salt.
  2. 2 Cook in microwave until chips are dry, crisp, and slightly browned, about 5 minutes. Cool chips on plate before transferring to a bowl. Repeat with remaining sweet potato slices.


  • Cook's Note:
  • An inexpensive Japanese mandolin will insure you get thin slices.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 140 calories; 4.8 grams of fat; 22.8 grams of carbohydrates; 1.8 grams of protein; 0 milligrams of cholesterol; 223 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Oct 20th 2018

    I tried the recipe using sweet potatoes (not yams). I sliced them by hand quite thin. They ended up burning and never really got brown. I have to try this again using yams to see if that ...

  2. Jul 23rd 2018

    Shared these with my co-workers. They were really surprised how good they were. Will definitely make these OFTEN.

  3. Apr 3rd 2018

    A keeper for us. I think how long they are cooked varies from microwave to microwave and the size of the individual slices. I use a quick slice mandoline for even slices and microwave any ...

  4. Mar 8th 2018

    It took me 9 minutes to get these crispy, but they were pretty good, and better than in the oven. 13 year old girls liked them.

  5. May 22nd 2017

    AMAZING! I have been deep frying and oven toasting all kinds of potatoes for years with limited success. I will never waste the energy or resources again. I used an everyday dinner plate. P ...

  6. Sep 28th 2016

    Addictive!!!! Not sure why some are having so much trouble. If you use a mandolin, slice them fairly thin and cook them long enough, they are PERFECT! So versatile too. I sliced up one mediu ...

  7. I used coconut oil and added a touch too much of cayenne pepper but they never got crispy. I went as long as ten minutes in the microwave or more but not crispy. The book club ladies thoug ...

  8. Sep 16th 2015

    I love this easy recipe. Made it today cooked it in the microwave for four minutes. Turned out perfect. I also added paprika. Never buying chips from the supermarket again

  9. Aug 28th 2015

    Used coconut oil, a little maple syrup, and a dash/pinch of cayenne. Perfect combination. A REAL treat you don't have to feel guilty about!!!