How Many Syns In Oven Chips? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
19 July, 2022

Are Oven Chips Slimming World Friendly? Can I Eat Them On Slimming World?

If you're in a rush for dinner, popping on some oven chips might seem like the convenient option, but on the slimming world plan, you need to ensure your synning oven chips unless you make them homemade.

Are Oven Chips Slimming World Friendly? Can I Eat Them On Slimming World?

Oven chips can have varying syns according to the brand, on average you can expect them to have anything in between 6.5 syns and 7.5 syns for 100g, making them high in syns.

We've discussed in more detail below why oven chips have syns on the slimming world, syn values plus a recipe for making your own SW friendly chips on the plan.

Why Do Oven Chips Have Syns On Slimming World?

Oven chips are often seen as the healthier alternative in comparison to deep-fried chips, and since potato is syn free on the slimming world, you might be surprised to find that oven chips are so high in syns on the plan.

Oven chips have syns on the slimming world since they often contain oil in their packs to stop the chips from sticking together during the freezing and cooking process, which is why we have to syn them.

Syn Values Of Oven Chips

As we mentioned above, oven chips can have varying syns according to the brand, to help you stay on track, we've listed some syn values of these types of chips down below.

Syn Values Of Oven Chips
  • McCain Naked Oven Chips Straight 900g - 7 syns for 100g.
  • Aldi Specially Selected Chunky Oven Chips 1500g - 7.5 syns for 100g.
  • Tesco Crinkle Cut Oven Chips 1.5kg - 8 syns for 100g.
  • Tesco Steak Cut Oven Chips 1.5kg - 12.5 syns per serving.
  • Aldi SlimWell Oven Chips 750g - Syn free.
  • Lidl Deluxe Maris Piper Chunky Oven Chips 1.5kg - 9.5 syns.
  • Tesco Finest British Chunky Oven Chips 1.5kg - 10 syns.
  • Aldi Champion Straight Cut Oven Chips 1.5kg - 8 syns.
  • Co-op Frozen Crinkle Cut Oven Chips 750g - 10 syns for 150g.
  • Sainsbury's Be Good to Yourself Straight Cut Oven Chips 900g - 10.5 syns for 125g.
  • Iceland Luxury Maris Piper Chunky Oven Chips 1.5kg - 10 syns.
  • Essential Waitrose & Partners Straight Cut Oven Chips 900g - 6 syns.
  • M&S Homestyle Oven Chips with Light Crispy Batter Coating 1000g - 8.5 syns.
  • Green Isle Skinny Cut Oven Chips 800g - 12.5 syns.
  • Aviko Super Crunch! Oven Chips Thick Cut 850g - 7 syns.
  • Waitrose & Partners Sweet Potato Oven Chips 500g - 8 syns.
  • Dunnes Stores Thin & Crispy Oven Chips 1.5kg - 7 syns.
  • Jack's Thin and Crispy Oven Chips 1kg - 10.5 syns.

Our SW Oven Chips Recipe

One great way to reduce the syns in oven chips is by making your own, not only are they syn free this way, but you can also freeze them and store them for later use which is convenient for quick dinners.

We've listed our favourite syn free chips recipe down below.

Ingredients

  • 900g of potatoes.
  • Sea salt.
  • Low cal cooking spray.

Method

  1. Begin by preheating your oven to gas mark 9 then cut your potatoes into rectangular chips of even size for cooking.
  2. Boil your chips in some salted water for around 5 minutes, remove, drain then shake up the sides to get rough edges.
  3. Put your chips onto a baking tray and spray with some low cal cooking spray, bake for 30 minutes turning once halfway. Season and serve!
Our SW Oven Chips Recipe

Last Words

Overall, oven chips do have syns on the slimming world because of the oil inside of them which helps keep them separate and stops them from sticking while cooking. In order to save syns, we suggest cutting your own chips and using low-cal cooking spray to bake them.

Jennifer
Having a sweet tooth, with the ability to cook is a dangerous combination. Fat girl-turned skinny, I am very proud of eating my way into a healthier me (of course working out helped a lot!). On SheCooksSheEats, I share my best recipes so you too can enjoy your food without the guilt along with some cool tips to help you towards your goal! Happy reading xx :)
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