French Fries
French Fries
5 from 1 vote
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Soaking Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings: 4
The perfect french fries recipe! With this simple recipe, you can make perfectly crisp, golden French fries. They make an excellent snack or side. 

Nutrition: per serving

Calories292kcal
Carbs46g
Fat10g
Saturates2g
Sugars2g
Protein5g
Fibre6g

Ingredients

  • 1 kg Potatoes Maris Piper
  • Oil For frying

Instructions

  • Peel the potatoes and cut them into 1 cm thick sticks.
  • Put them in a bowl with cold water and soak for at least 30 minutes to remove the remaining starch from the potatoes.
  • Transfer the potatoes to a colander and rinse throughly with cold water.
  • Drain the fries and pat the dry with a paper towel.
  • In a large bowl add the oil and heat to 150C (300F).
  • Fry the fries for 5-6 minutes until lightly browned.
  • Drain with a paper towel.
  • Increase the heat to 180C (356F).
  • Fry the fries again for 2-3 minutes until they become crisp.
  • Drain on a paper towel.
  • Season fries with sea salt and serve immediately.

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