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    Do-Ahead Fries

    Do-Ahead Fries. Photo by lazyme

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    13 mins

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    3 mins

    MizzNezz's Note:

    These fries are precooked early in the day and finished when you're ready to serve. You'll be surprised how crisp and golden they cook up!! You can also put them on a cookie sheet after the first frying and freeze them to use later.

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    1. 1
      Peel potatoes and cut into french fry strips.
    2. 2
      Drop into a bowl covered with water in which the salt has been added.
    3. 3
      Drain and pat dry.
    4. 4
      Heat oil to 400*.
    5. 5
      Fry the potato strips for 1 minute (do this in batches if necessary).
    6. 6
      Drain on paper towels.
    7. 7
      Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
    8. 8
      To finish, fry the potatoes an additional 2-3 minutes at 400*, until golden.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 02, 2002


      Oh Wow, you won't believe how crispy these are. These are as good as Burger King's!! Now I know the secret to making crispy homemade fries.

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    • on August 13, 2002


      I've bought my last bag of frozen french fries!! This is a very neat trick. It works! These are SO much better. Very fresh taste! Thanks, Inez!!

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    • on June 16, 2003


      These turned out Excellent! They were nice and crispy and yet easy to make. Thanks MizzNezz....

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    Nutritional Facts for Do-Ahead Fries

    Serving Size: 1 (278 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 213.1
    Calories from Fat 2
    Total Fat 0.2 g
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 597.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 48.3 g
    Dietary Fiber 6.0 g
    Sugars 2.1 g
    Protein 5.5 g

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