Is the unhealthy grease and calories stopping you from satiating your craving for mouth-watering French fries? Listed here are some recipes for making delicious homemade French fries.

Homemade French Fries

Love the taste and texture of crispy and delicious French fries served at the fast-food joints? Do you yearn for that platter full of tempting fries every time you view their advertisements on television or when you smell them being prepared in the neighborhood? Have you ever tried making French fries at home? Do they always turn out soggy and soft? Needless to say, French fries is one such snack that anyone wouldn’t mind munching on, at any time of the day. But most people fail to prepare them similar to the ones offered at most of the eating joints. However, the abundance of calories and unhealthy oil that they carry stops us from visiting the restaurants every time we desire for a packet of French fries. Nonetheless, good news is you can prepare French fries that are healthy, low-fat, and most of all, crisp and crunchy on the touch and bite. Pick up any recipe listed below and you are all set to make the best salty side-dish ever prepared.
How To Make French Fries At Home
Fried Crispy French Fries
  • 2½ pounds Russet Potatoes (peeled)
  • 1 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Garlic Salt
  • 1 tsp Onion Salt
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • ½ cup Water (or as needed)
  • 1 cup Vegetable Oil (for frying)
  • Cut and slice the potatoes into French fries.
  • Soak them in enough cold water so that they do not turn brown while you are heating the oil.
  • Pour oil in a large skillet and heat over medium-high flame.
  • In the meanwhile, sift together flour, garlic salt, onion salt, salt, and paprika in a large bowl.
  • Pour in enough water to make a mixture that runs easily when dropped from a spoon.
  • Dip potato slices in the batter, one at a time, and immerse them in hot oil. Make sure that the fries do not touch each other while frying. Thus, dip them one by one in the oil.
  • Fry the potatoes until golden brown and crispy.
  • Remove and transfer on paper towels to absorb excess oil.
  • Serve thereafter with your favorite sauce or dip.
Baked French Fries
  • 1 large baking Potato
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • ½ tsp Paprika
  • ½ tsp Garlic Powder
  • ½ tsp Chili Powder
  • ½ tsp Onion Powder
  • Preheat oven to 450°F (230°C).
  • Cut the potato into wedges.
  • Combine olive oil, paprika, garlic powder, chili powder, and onion powder together in a large bowl.
  • Add potato wedges and coat them thoroughly in the spices.
  • Place them on a baking sheet and bake for 45 minutes, until they turn golden and crispy.
  • Remove and serve hot with burgers and patties.
Spicy Chili French Fries
  • 4 large Russet Potatoes (peeled)
  • ¼ cup Vegetable Oil
  • ¼ cup Tomato-Vegetable Juice Cocktail
  • 1 tbsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp ground Cumin
  • 2 tsp dried Onion Granules
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 tsp White Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • Grease a large baking sheet and keep aside.
  • Cut the potatoes into ¼ inch thick French fries and soak them in cold water for 10 minutes.
  • Combine vegetable oil, vegetable juice cocktail, chili powder, cumin, onion granules, garlic powder, cayenne powder, sugar, and salt together in a large bowl. Whisk until all the contents have blended well.
  • Drain the potatoes and dry them on paper towels.
  • Toss the potatoes in oil and spice mixture, until evenly coated.
  • Arrange the French fries in the baking sheet in a single layer.
  • Bake the fries in the oven for 20 minutes.
  • Flip the fries and bake again for another 20 minutes, or until they are browned and crispy.
  • Serve hot with your burger platter or as a side dish to any of your meals.
Healthy French Fries
  • 2 large Potatoes
  • 2 Egg Whites (beaten)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Seasonings (to taste)
  • Preheat oven to 450°F (230°C).
  • Peel the potatoes and cut them into French fries style wedges.
  • Dip the wedges, one by one, into egg whites and place them on a non-stick baking tray.
  • Sprinkle seasonings of your choice. You can use garlic salt, thyme, onion powder, or other spices.
  • Sprinkle a dash of pepper, if you desire.
  • Bake the French fries for 30 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • Remove and sprinkle salt. Toss and serve hot.
Cook up your favorite French fries that are crispy, yummy, gorgeous, and simply irresistible. Grab a dipping sauce of your choice and get ready to enjoy a platter of French fries!

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