Homemade french fries

You can master perfect, crispy Homemade French Fries (baked or fried) right from your own kitchen with this fool-proof recipe và tips!

Serve these easy French Fries with a Hamburger, or Turkey burger, & if you love fries, don’t miss my killer Sweet Potato Fries!


To Fry: Pour 3 inches of vegetable, canola, or peanut oil into a large, deep pot & heat to lớn 300 degrees F.Cook the fries in small batches, adding them lớn the hot oil, until tender, about 4-5 minutes. Remove them khổng lồ a paper-towel lined plate as they cook.

Increase the heat of the oil to lớn 400 degrees F. Return small batches at a time to the oil and cook for 1-3 minutes, until golden and crisp. Remove from oil & season with salt, lớn taste.

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Air Fryer French Fries: Toss fries in a thin layer of cornstarch, and season with salt & pepper. Toss in 1 tablespoon oil. Add to preheated air fryer at 360 degrees & cook for 15-20 minutes, checking on the fries và tossing them every 5 minutes until they are golden and crispy. 

Serve with dipping sauces like fry sauce, ketchup, ranch, bbq sauce, chick-fil-a sauce, or serve on vị trí cao nhất of a burger, or with Lomo Saltado.

Tips for crispy fries:

Size: Thicker fries cook longer, thin fries cook shorter.Use russet potatoes! There’s a reason that most restaurants use russet potatoes for their french fries! They are the best when it comes lớn crispy perfect fries. Waxy potatoes (like red or fingerling potatoes) don’t work well for french fries.

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Soak in HOT water – I tested this recipe so many times and the fries that turned out the best were the ones I soaked in HOT water.Leave the skins on.

Make Ahead và Freezing Instructions:

To Make Ahead: The potatoes can be cut and soaked for up to 3 hours before baking.

To Freeze: Baked french fries can be frozen in a freezer safe bag for up khổng lồ two months. To reheat, spread them in a single layer on a baking sheet và bake in the oven for 5-10 minutes, or until heated.

Recipe Variations:

Garlic Parmesan Fries: Toss the fries in a little bit of cornstarch, 1 minced clove of garlic, salt, & pepper. After baking, sprinkle with freshly grated parmesan cheese & chopped fresh parsleyYukon Gold Potatoes: These may be used but will make softer fries.Wedge Fries: Cut into thicker “wedges”. địa chỉ 5-10 minutes khổng lồ cook time, until crispy on the outside and tender inside.