French Fries Recipe
You can't beat the taste of homemade french fries ... they're so much better than the frozen variety.
- 1 pound russet potatoes
- Oil for deep-fat frying
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1. Cut potatoes into 1/4-in. julienned strips; soak in cold water for 30 minutes.
- 2. Drain potatoes; pat dry with paper towels. In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 340°. Fry potatoes in batches for 3-4 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove with a slotted spoon; drain on paper towels.
- 3. Increase heat of oil to 375°. Fry potatoes again in batches for 1-2 minutes or until crisp and golden brown, turning frequently. Drain on paper towels; sprinkle with salt. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.
16 french fries equals 190 calories, 11 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 449 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.
© 2015 RDA Enthusiast Brands, LLC