How to make good home made chips?Watch
Your draining technique may be off as well.
What about the temperature of the fat?
The were the normal cooking potaties and nothing special. what do you mean about the draining? What should I be doing? I don't have a way to measure the oil temperature. How would I do that ? and what temp woudl you recommend?
If you're frying them in the pan, you'll need a cooking thermometer to check the temperature.
When you get chips at a restaurant or whatever, it's easy for them to drain them of the excess oil because they just fry them in those metal wire baskets. If you don't have that then you should either place the chips on a wire rack or on tissue paper to soak up any oil.