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Chip butty
Chip butty
A classic chip butty made with chips, white bread, and butter
Alternative names Chip sandwich, chip barm, chip roll, chip muffin, chip stottie, piece and chips, hot chip sandwich, chip sarnie, chip cob
Type Sandwich
Place of origin United Kingdom, Ireland
Main ingredients Bread or a bread roll, butter, chips, and sometimes condiments such as tomato ketchup, malt vinegar, or mayonnaise

A chip butty is a sandwich filled with chips (i.e. French fries), optionally eaten with condiments such as brown sauce, ketchup, mayonnaise, or malt vinegar. The bread may be slices from a loaf or a bread roll, and is usually buttered. The chip butty can be found in fish and chip shops and other casual dining establishments in Britain and Ireland.

Other names for the sandwich may relate to the variety of bread used, such as chip roll or chip muffin, or a regional type of bread roll such as chip bap, chip cob or chip barm.

Scallop butty

A variation frequently seen in the North of England is the scallop butty, in which potato scallops (potato slices that have been battered and deep fried) are used in place of chips.

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