Fast Fries

READY IN: 12mins
Recipe by northkind

Partially cook potato in microwave first speeds up frying time. I discovered this trick to prevent fries that are cooked on the outside but still raw inside. I only use yellow flesh potatoes (Yukon Gold) in anything I cook for the most flavor, especially fries. This could also be adapted for baked variations of fries, too. You may have to experiment with your microwave a little... but what you want to end up with is a "half" baked potato that is still firm inside and not at all mushy.

Top Review by Daniel Dorronsoro

Good fries, i tryed them last night as a midnight lunch, it was good, they tasted good.. I tryed one peeled potato and one un peeled, both were good, and i used a Dip (made by me) which was based on mayonesse, mustard, catsup, salt, pepper, and a lil bit of powder ginger, it tasted good :D

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 fist size unpeeled potatoes (any kind you prefer)
  • oil (for frying)
  • salt


  1. Pierce each potato with fork.
  2. Microwave on high for 3-4 minutes (approx).
  3. Cut into fries.
  4. Fry in hot oil.
  5. Drain on paper towel.
  6. Season as desired.

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