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Irish Spud Strips Recipe

Irish Spud Strips Recipe

"I came up with this recipe by sheer luck when I was trying to create a good tasting yet different side dish," explains Naomi Kay Smith of Canandaigua, New York. She tosses the crisp fries with Cajun seasoning and Parmesan cheese. "They're a bit hit with my family."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4-6 servings


  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • 2-1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled and sliced lengthwise into 1/4 inch strips
  • Additional Parmesan cheese, optional


  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the Parmesan cheese and Cajun seasoning. In an electric skillet, heat oil to 375°. Pat potatoes dry with paper towels; place a third of the strips in a bag and shake to coat. Cook in hot oil for 3-4 minutes or until golden brown. Turning occasionally. Drain on paper towels. Repeat with remaining potato strips. Sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese if desired. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Reviews for Irish Spud Strips

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Joscy 153082
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2014

"Don't like cajun seasoning (too spicy), so will try italian seasoning instead. Otherwise, it's good."

SassyLacey 59494
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2012

"Oh My Gosh! These are fantastic. I used less cajun seasoning and added 2 teaspoons of chili seasoning and 4 tablespoons of Parmesan cheese. Definite keeper for something different in potatoes."

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