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How do I stop chips sticking to an oven tray

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Kingston74 Wed 10-May-17 13:53:26

Hi

I always make my own oven chips by peeling potatoes and the slicing them and putting them on an oven tray with oil. Even though I put cooking oil on the tray they still seem to stick to the tray. Any advice please?

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FunnysInLaJardin Wed 10-May-17 13:54:41

line the tray with baking paper. That's what I do with all my oven baked stuff and it also saves washing up

tissuesosoft Wed 10-May-17 13:54:53

What oil are you using? I find using spray oil on a pizza pan keep it from sticking

Destinysdaughter Wed 10-May-17 13:55:13

I have this problem too! Hope someone has an answer...

AndNoneForGretchenWieners Wed 10-May-17 13:56:10

Spray oil, or cover the tray with that foil lined baking parchment before putting the chips on.

Highlove Wed 10-May-17 14:16:17

Once cut, rinse them thoroughly in water and leave to dry on a tea towel. I've never had another sticky chip since I was given this tip. Apparently it's the startch..? I don't know if that's true, but the rinsing solves it so I'm not too fussed!

Kingston74 Wed 10-May-17 14:20:46

Thank you.

MrsMooks Mon 15-May-17 14:09:47

non stick baco foil is brilliant.

NannyR Mon 15-May-17 14:14:16

Baking paper works well (its coated with silicone).

BaronessBomburst Mon 15-May-17 14:54:27

I use baking paper to stop fish fingers sticking. I save all the scraps and off cuts, because let's face it, fish fingers are tiny.

ineedmoreLemonPledge Mon 15-May-17 15:16:24

Yes always use baking paper. It crisps them up too!

Persemillion Mon 15-May-17 15:44:47

Pre heat oven 10 to 15 minutes along with an oiled baking tray. It should be very hot. Meanwhile soak the chips in a bowl of water. Drain and pat dry thoroughly, carefully spread the potatoes on the baking tray then back to the oven.

Works well for me.

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