Sharing this recipe. www.amyscookingadventures.com/2012/04/crispy-oven-baked-fries.html Two important tools you need for deep-fat frying: a long-handled slotted spoon and deep-fat frying thermometer. I love french fries and hate when they come out limp and greasy. Fry in 325 Fahrenheit (165 C) vegetable oil, about 3 minutes per batch. Thanks! While the oil is heating, sift the flour, garlic salt, … This is a technique and recipe for making the crispiest oven baked fries. In a large bowl, whisk together the reserved 2 TBSP of oil, cornstarch, and salt. The Swissmar Borner mandoline, sold by Amazon, is the best in its price range and will turn out uniformly sized fries almost in the blink of an eye! https://www.averiecooks.com/baked-thick-cut-seasoned-oven-fries Martin Kloess from San Francisco on November 25, 2012: Thank you for the instructions. Rajan Singh Jolly from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar, INDIA. You're right, there's nothing like crispy french fries. Voted up, useful, interesting and given 5 stars. Oils reused in restaurants eventually become a thick, toxic soup. When spuds have cooled, re-heat oil to 375°F. I appreciate a lot for your effort in creating this informative blog. I've recently started to master crispy sweet potato fries and would love to try my hand at regular potato fries, too. Cut potato into french fry shapes. Thank you so much for reporting your results Jack! I could never afford one...it was a gift. Immediately toss the fries in desired spices, herbs, toppings, or simply a little more salt when removing from the oven. Vespa Woolf (author) from Peru, South America on December 07, 2012: KoffeeKlatchGals, it's always intrigued me that little tweaks here and there are the key to perfect fries. And I love french fries! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. 1 tsp kosher salt, plus more for sprinkling, herbs, spices, or other toppings as desired. https://www.thekitchn.com/how-to-make-baked-sweet-potato-fries-241843 How to Make French Fries at Home LOL, could not resist my usual word making! dobo700 from Australia on January 16, 2013: Sounds delicious, and the safety tips a really useful. So crispy without the sogginess of frying.Â. Other than that, the frying goes pretty quickly. These are absolutely the crispiest oven fries I have ever found! Let the fries finish cooking for about 15-20 more minutes, until golden brown and crispy. Thanks so much for the comment, vote, pin and share! Up and useful votes. recently I bought a new microwave oven in 2019 and still I didn’t use this because of hearing some bad news about the microwave uses, so can you please confirm that, is it healthy to bake or reheat some food in the microwave oven? And potatoes are inexpensive and available most anywhere. Next came the frying oil. Allow fries to drain on paper towels or brown paper bags. Second batch soaked in saltwater (not brine!) Microwaving a mixture of cornstarch and water for a few minutes evenly hydrates the starch molecules, creating a smooth, pudding-like mixture. Peruvians drench fries in plenty of Peruvian aji sauce. Enjoy! Add potatoes to bowl and toss gently to coat. This also means that it does use quite a bit of oil but that is a big part of what makes these so crispy. A cast iron skillet increase oil temperature to 375 Fahrenheit (190 C), is an interesting information, to save energy. Thank you for coming by! I wouldn't have ever thought of using cornstarch. Using a long-handled slotted spoon, wire skimmer or frying spider, transfer matchsticks to hot oil. The Best Homemade French Fries - Crispy.These French Fries are simply " the best ", crispy on the outside and tender in the inside. This process, called blanching, will help remove excess starch. Fry in batches for 3 minutes. Cover a microwave safe bowl with plastic wrap and nuke the fries in the microwave for about 5 minutes if you cut the 1/4″ thick and up to 7 minutes for 1/2″ thick fries. ", Cut each slice into matchsticks, about 1/4 inch wide, After soaking in cold water for at least half an hour, drain the fries, Thoroughly dry the fries with a cotton towel and dust them with cornstarch. As soon as the fries are caramel brown and crispy, 2 to 3 minutes, fish them out of the hot oil with a slotted spoon and drop them into the paper towel-lined bowl. Our first challenge was to choose the best type of potato for frying. Suzanne Ridgeway from Dublin, Ireland on November 26, 2012: What a great hub! Never reuse frying oil. Every Sunday I get some kind of game day food request, which I love because it is usually a little bit of a challenge for me to make it better than what he expects. It's worth a try because it doesn't have any side effects, either. Be very careful when opening the oven as some steam may be trapped in. I'm glad this information was useful for you. Is it possible to get crispy fries from grilling or baking them, or do you always have to fry them for the best crunch? Amberld, please let me know what you think. I haven't tried making them in years -- mine always came out soggy. Toss the potatoes with the cornstarch … I don’t recommend it! Perfectly Crispy Sweet Potato Fries. We used our favorite bbq dry rub that is sort of like a cajun seasoning. The cornstarch really does make them crunchier. Thanks for coming by. All this considered I still love fried chips with salt. Immediately toss the fries in desired spices, herbs, toppings, or simply a little more salt when removing from the oven. Learn how your comment data is processed. Well said, Kaili Bisson. Serve immediately. Dust dried matchsticks … Your email address will not be published. Perfectly Crispy Sweet Potato Fries. You could also use some grated parmesan, or fresh herbs like finely chopped rosemary or thyme. Her belief is that gaining an understanding of the processes and the "whys" in baking helps foster confidence in the kitchen. These tasty carrot fries are my newest favorite way to eat 45 servings of vegetables in one sitting. Thanks for sharing. Whisk together oil, cornstarch, and salt and toss the cooled fries in the mixture. Can you layer fries in an air fryer? But after moving to a little town in the Peruvian Andes and eating more than our share of limp fries, we realized the only way to enjoy restaurant-style French fries—crispy, tender, golden—was to make them at home. It's a Shun Edo. Put the pan in the oven to heat up. Pinned and shared too! No forks or spoons required, just easy-to-pick-up party foods, so you can clean up in no time.Read More Take the tray out of the oven and flip the fries to bake the other side as well for 8-10 minutes. Vespa Woolf (author) from Peru, South America on December 04, 2012: The cornstarch trick helps a lot with oven fries, although they're unfortunately never as crispy as fried. CAREFULLY remove the plastic wrap and let the fries drain on several layers of paper towels. Thank you for the votes and share! Oils with low smoke points degrade at high temperatures, with serious consequences. I fix twice baked potatoes---but never tried this recipe. Peeps, get on this one…Bettie and I would not lie to you… Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. safiq ali patel from United States Of America on November 26, 2012: Good recipe but I would worry a little about the fat. This batter coats the potatoes evenly, forming a delicately crispy crust as it fries. Why Starch Gets Crispy When Fried. Microwave, stirring every 20 seconds, until mixture begins to thicken, 1 … Vespa Woolf (author) from Peru, South America on November 28, 2012: Taztik, what a good idea! My cornstarch knowledge was until recently pretty basic. Learn why soaking fries in water makes them crispy. It works (kind of) but not well enough to be worth the effort. I’ve tried to make baked fries before, but the often come out mushy and disappointing. https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/278581/air-fryer-french-fries Anyone who has worked in a restaurant that has fries on the menu knows that they go through a 2 step frying process. Now I know what to do thanks to you! Barbara Purvis Hunter from Florida on November 25, 2012: Thanks for this great hub---and now I am hungry. Sprinkle with fry seasoning or finely ground sea salt. What a classic. Kierstin Gunsberg from Traverse City, Michigan on June 08, 2017: These look so awesome! Increase oil temperature to 375 Fahrenheit (190 C). Deborah Neyens from Iowa on November 30, 2012: My mouth is watering! For the best texture, keep each fry as evenly sized as possible. I was scouring the internet for techniques on making oven fries super crispy and I finally found this one. You won't believe the difference! Did you know that the Chines use cornstarch for crispy fried food? Meanwhile, position the oven rack to the lowest position and preheat the oven to 425ºF. You don’t want these too thin here or they might break in the process. Add oil to the cold pan, allowing at least two inches of headroom in case the oil bubbles over when you drop in the fries. For blood pressure, check out my Hub on "Maiz Morado" or purple corn. Fry at 360 degrees F, stirring every 5 minutes, until very crispy, 25 … : ) Enjoy and thanks for taking the time to visit and comment. Victoria Lynn from Arkansas, USA on November 25, 2012: Yum! Useful article because I do like fries. And let’s be honest here: I love French Fries, too. https://blog.thermoworks.com/sides/golden-crisp-french-fries I also would have never thought of using corn starch. I've discovered the secret to making crispy carrot fries, and I'll share it with you. https://www.spoonfulofkindness.com/crispy-oven-baked-french-fries carol stanley from Arizona on November 26, 2012: So many potatoes and so little time. Denise Handlon from North Carolina on December 10, 2012: Very useful info here, vespawoolf. Loved all your tips on oils, potatoes and salt to use. How do you like your fries? These homemade sweet potato fries were one of the biggest hits at a recent Memorial Day BBQ party for 40 people (yes, Crispy Sweet Potato Fries for 40!) Nothing satisfies like crispy homemade fries! Hi Amanda! Lastly, take our poll: "How Do You Like Your Fries? Russet potatoes (also known as Idaho potatoes) are the best for making fries. Cut the potatoes into 1/4"-1/2" thick fries. But sometimes only french fries will do. Preparation. Use a metal spatula to move them around so that they are in a single layer on the the sheet pan. Soak potato matchsticks in cold water for at least 30 minutes to remove some of the starch. frances-clare from Harare, Zimbabwe on April 08, 2013: looking for paprika recipes to see if my husband blood pressure will come down (lol, french fries might not be the way to go) anyway, what can I use instead of cornstarch? Thanks again for a really super hub, All the votes, shares and pinned!! Position an oven rack on the bottom rung in the oven and preheat to 425ºF. Please let me know how they come out if you have a chance. Slice the potatoes into thin I love fries, but don't use the deep fry method. Which salt is best for fries? While I'm here I have to ask ... What kind of knife that is in your photos? Shop our Crispy Oven-Baked Fries Recipe Shop the look, shop the styling, shop the recipe. I made them for Mr. BB last Sunday for his game day food request. Bake the fries for about 15 minutes, then pull the rack out and use a spatula to flip the fries over. : ) Yes, 2,300 varieties is overkill and that's a low estimate. Yes, we are in full swing of fun summer recipes and today is no exception. Vote up! Have tried soaking them before baking and they still turn out soggy. Blot the cooled fries dry with more paper towels and then put them into the bowl. A pound of carrots is equal to less than half of the calories of a pound of sweet potatoes, and less than half the carbs as well. Brilliant! French fries are irresistible, and especially when they're crispy. Vespa Woolf (author) from Peru, South America on November 26, 2012: Cathy Fidelibus, they really are delicious. Still, we do oven fries when we don't have company. Put bread crumbs into another bag. Life Under Construction from Neverland on March 02, 2013: wow this is really good. This coating will help get the fries extra crispy. Bill Holland from Olympia, WA on November 25, 2012: 2300 varieties of potatoes? The fries never seem to coat evenly. Thanks for the tip! Potatoes basically fall into two categories: starchy or waxy. Enjoy! While you can certainly fry food in hot oil as is (think skin-on chicken pieces), we often dip food in a coating first. Or mince a few garlic cloves and some parsley and toss with hot fries for a special gourmet touch. Even deep fried them and all the fries got clumped together. Do you nuke the fries with water? I appreciate the votes. Choose a deep, heavy skillet. Thanks so much for a killer recipe. We will definitely be trying your recipe soon! VictoriaLynn, I totally respect ketchup lovers. For the love of carrot fries. Soaking the potatoes in cold water first and lightly dusting them with cornstarch before frying (a tip from Cooks' Illustrated) considerably ups the crispy factor. Kind of over-kill, isn't it? The fries did not feel like they had a coating and it made them extra crispy! If you live at high altitude where frying is a bit of a challenge, choose a black iron skillet for its heat-retaining properties. I will definitely be trying this soon! Specifically, crispy cajun fries. I love using paprika and sea salt. Set the microwave on 2 minutes, stopping and whisking every 15 to 20 … Years ago we had a deep fryer go on fire in the home so maybe it's a sub-concious thing. prasetio30 from malang-indonesia on March 01, 2014: I love frech fries and I got new recipe here. Now your only decision is to peel or not to peel. Hello dear, I love your recipe, thanks for sharing with us. A few potatoes, like Kennebec and Yukon Gold, fall in between (medium-starchy). Mouthwatering delicious...Thanks for this hub and how to make these wonderful little yummies. It's so worth it to make fresh instead of the frozen. Enjoy and thanks for your comment! The Shun is perfectly weighted and maintains a sharp edge. Now heat the oil to 375 F. Return the fries to the oil and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes or until the fries are golden brown and crispy. https://www.thekitchn.com/how-to-make-baked-sweet-potato-fries-241843 A great side dish. The Tasty Oven Baked Meatball recipe is here. Cook them in the oil for about 5 minutes, until they are semi-cooked and kind of floppy looking. Our friends rave about these fries and say they're better than the old-style McDonald's fries. These crispy oven fries are so much tastier than frozen, store bought fries. One batch I baked for 20 minutes to remove moisture, then fried at 375F. Fries darkened but crisped. STEP 7: TOSS FRIES IN SEASONINGS (OPTIONAL). I just slide the whole rack out a bit and dump the fries on. Using a deep oil thermometer, heat vegetable oil to 325 Fahrenheit (165 C). I'm sure it would make them nice and crunchy...and the chili powder would be tasty and a little spicy. Last week it was homemade pan pizza, this week it was crispy oven fries. It's been a busy year and writing a few Hubs was about all I could manage. Place the potatoes in a microwave safe bowl and cover with plastic wrap. As seen in photographs below, slice clean potatoes into matchsticks (also called "julienne"). :) Sorry, I couldn't resist. Thanks for taking the time to make a comment, though. for 20 mins then fried once at 300F for 5 mins, removed and cooled, then 325F until golden (not dark and sooty) brown. I like Lahore centre, they have all the items, I read your blog its very informative I learn abut many things from your blog. Amber White from New Glarus, WI on November 25, 2012: these fries look fantastic! Once the fries are done steaming in the microwave, CAREFULLY remove the plastic wrap, (SERIOUSLY THE STEAM WILL BURN YOU!) It's always nice to hear from you. Vespa Woolf (author) from Peru, South America on March 02, 2014: prasetio30, I'm glad you look forward to trying this recipe. Thank you for coming by! We love French Fries and I haven't made them from scratch forever. Since the oven was warm, the meatballs took just another 15 to 18 minutes to bake. Very useful, interesting and voted up :). Would love to know if this method worked with sweet potato fries as well? Ok, not quite that many. flashmakeit from usa on November 27, 2012: Never thought of using cornstarch. After salting, try a sprinkling of garlic and onion powder for your own homemade fry seasoning. Well, steam them actually. Soak those spuds! Thanks for coming by. But they're so worth it! Jack. If there was an olympic medal for french fry consumption, I’d be decorated like a (very gluttonous) Michael Phelps. You have so many great recipes on your page. No forks or spoons required, just easy-to-pick-up party foods, so you can clean up in no time.Read More Take the tray out of the oven and flip the fries to bake the other side as well for 8-10 minutes. Randomcreative, the sweet potato fries are a bit trickier since they tend to get limp more quickly. Vespa Woolf (author) from Peru, South America on February 27, 2014: SanjayLakhanpal, thank you for your meaningful comment. See the box below if you'd like more information on choosing the perfect frying potato in the area where you live. But digging into half of your recommended daily all while enjoying french fries is pretty freaking awesome. Crystal Tatum from Georgia on November 26, 2012: Yum - nothing like good crisp french fries. Their fries are crispy on the outside with a tender, nutty-flavored center. Hi Danielle! georgescifo from India on November 25, 2012: French fries are one of my favorite snacks, but have not yet dared to make it myself...thanks for the tips and I will try it for the next weekend :). But digging into half of your recommended daily all while enjoying french fries is pretty freaking awesome. The natural moisture in the fries will steam them. Here's a healthy French fry recipe made with three ingredients: potatoes, white beans, and a little plant milk. Coat a heavy duty rimmed aluminum baking pan with 5 tbsp vegetable oil. Pinning this to use later. There isn’t anything that I despise more than a floppy, bland Carefully arrange the potatoes on the preheated baking sheet and bake until golden brown, 25-35 minutes. The water-cornstarch bath as well as frying the potatoes twice are the secrets to crispy, golden brown, deep-fried sweet potato fries.Soaking the raw potato strips in an ice water bath at the start also helps to keep the potatoes from sticking to each other, and adds to their crispiness. Increase oil temperature to 375 Fahrenheit (190 C). Remove from oil, drain and cool. Give your potatoes a good scrub and cut them into at least 1/4″ thick fries or even up to 1/2″ if you want steak fries. Be it crispy french fries, baked potatoes, mashed potatoes, boiled potatoes, drenched in tomato gravy, hash browns, gnocchi , potato chips and a million other ways in which potatoes can be cooked and consumed they are loved by everyone (at-least that is the world I would like to believe I live in ). Be careful not to splash. Sanjay Sharma from Mandi (HP) India on February 27, 2014: A beautifully worded hub with easy instruction. I appreciate the vote and comment. https://www.layersofhappiness.com/extra-crispy-oven-baked-french-fries Like restaurant quality! I may give it a try again, after reading this. : ) Salt & garlic sounds like a unique and delicious dipping choice. If you live in the United States, the potato of choice for French fries is the Idaho potato, also called the Russet or baking potato. Immediately toss the fries in desired spices, herbs, toppings, or simply a little more salt when removing from the oven. Thanks for all the button pushing! Who doesn't love potatoes? : ). Potatoes make me really happy and the King version of potatoes – FRENCH FRIES make me th Of course, frying them isn't the most healthy option but a nice treat now and then. Jamie Brock from Texas on December 09, 2012: Thank you for this awesome hub! Who does not like fries. some say when you soak the potatoes in cold water, you must also add salt too... i guess, its not important to add salt right? https://www.allrecipes.com/.../50223/homemade-crispy-seasoned-french-fries These came out so crispy and tasty! Billybuc, I'm so glad you liked this recipe! Yummy :-). The extra step isn't difficult and really is worth it. The easiest and fastest way I found to get French fries crispy is to cut them, place them in the basket, and drop basket in 375 degree oil for about a minute or two, then remove the basket and place it in the sink and run cold water over them for about a minute, then place them back into the oil VERY SLOWLY because the water on the fries … They are my favorite food. If you have an unusual fry flavor preference, please tell us about it in the comments section. Required fields are marked *. Place the potatoes in the basket and coat the potatoes well with cooking spray. Seasoned with French Fry seasoning. Thanks for the vote and comment! As soon as the fries are finished baking, toss them in seasonings if desired. With only 10 minutes of prep time, you can enjoy crispy French fries that are homemade, waaaaay lower in fat than your usual fries, and don't leave your kitchen smelling like a fast food joint. www.keatseats.com/2017/07/extra-crispy-oven-baked-french-fries.html Put the oil coated sheet pan in the oven to preheat as well. But these are great with just a little extra salt as is too. Voted up and a bunch of others. Living in a country with over 2,300 varieties of potatoes made that a monumental task. We love pink sea salt. Push the rack back in and cook for 15 minutes. This is my take on the technique and I guarantee these will come out crispy instead of that soggy mess that a lot of oven fries end up as. I ticked mayonaise as my choice but I do love salt and garlic mayonaise also on my fries.Loved your tips on seasoning ideas and will definitely make some fries now. When you are done frying, allow oil to cool before discarding it. These potatoes are high in starch and low in moisture which translates into tender, crispy fries. In fact, it's not just them who do it. When we lived in the United States, we rarely made French fries at home. Vespa Woolf (author) from Peru, South America on December 13, 2012: Express10, these are delicious fries and we're so fortunate to have huayro potatoes here in Peru. My dear grandmother wouldn’t use one. Notify me via e-mail if anyone answers my comment. Thanks for coming by and please let me know how the fries come out! The secret? Choose a deep, heavy-bottomed stainless steel skillet or... ...a cast iron skillet. But....if I ever decide to make them at home, this is a great tutorial on how to make them crisp and well flavored. Crystal Tatum, sea salt and paprika is unique! I like to leave the skins on, but feel free to peel the potatoes if you prefer. Made these last week and will be making again tonight. 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