General Information
NamePotato chip
Scientific NameNot Available
DescriptionPotato chips (known as crisps in British and Hiberno English; either chips or wafers in Indian English; and chips in American, Australian, New Zealand, Canadian, Singapore, South African, and Jamaican English) are thin slices of potato that are deep fried. Potato chips are commonly served as an appetizer, side dish, or snack. The basic chips are cooked and salted; additional varieties are manufactured using various flavorings and ingredients including seasonings, herbs, spices, cheeses, and artificial additives. [Wikipedia]
Primary IDFOOD00720
Picture745
Classification
GroupSnack foods
Sub-GroupSnack foods
Taxonomy
Lineage
ITIS IDNot Available
Wikipedia IDPotato_chip
Composition
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References
Content Reference— U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2008. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 21. Nutrient Data Laboratory Home Page.