How to make lighter chips

We can differentiate, from a nutritional point of view, the package fries (understood as snack-type salty snacks) with which we can make fries in a little oil at home. It is true that those made at home are also not recommended for their nutritional value and content in both fat and calories, but at least do not provide saturated fat in excess as it does with package.

In fact, a serving of packaged chips provide between 10 and 11 grams of fat, of which 3 grams correspond to saturated fats, much less healthy than unsaturated fats. These values ​​suppose a contribution of 15% of the recommended daily value for a diet of 2,000 calories.

Therefore, the risks of regular and excessive consumption of chips and other snacks and snacks are obvious: they represent serious health risks, since it contributes to the formation of plaques in the arteries, increasing the risk of suffering an accident cerebrovascular or a heart attack. In addition, they can influence the onset of obesity and diabetes.

In the case of homemade chips They tend to be somewhat healthier, although it is true that it is not an optimal form of cooking, since it is better to make them cooked with a little water. However, there are advice when it comes to making French fries much lighter.

First of all it is best to fry them with extra virgin olive oil, a variety of popular oil in the Mediterranean diet much healthier.

On the other hand, the key is to avoid or reduce the fact that when the potatoes are fried, they absorb too much oil. The key? Submerge them before frying them in very cold water and dry them well, getting the oil to jump. Once we have removed the oil, do not forget to drain the grease with the help of a kitchen paper.

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