Rind chips are deep-fried strips of rind. They’re a type of chip, though they’re not really chips at all, since they’re not fried. Some people use them to make panzanella, while others simply add them to salads and soups. They’re a kind of non-traditional chip, but they’re also quite a bit different from other kinds of chips. For example, they’re not really fried. They’re not really a chip at all.