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French Fries

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: French
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2 persons
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Ingredients

  • 2 potatoes cut into thick strips, soaked in water to prevent oxidation
  • Salt
  • Vegteable oil

Equipment

  • saucepan
  • pair of tongs
  • Paper towels

Instructions

  • Fill a saucepan with vegetable oil and heat up slowly to 200°C.
  • Dry the cut potatoes well over paper towels then add them to the saucepan of oil. Fry about 5 to 7 mins until golden brown. Remove and set aside on paper towels and let them cool before the second fry.
  • Make sure that the oil has heated up to 175C and do a second fry about 3 mins for extra crispy french fries.
  • Drain on paper towels and add to a bowl, sprinkle salt and toss to mix.
  • Serve hot