French Fries

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by MizEmerilLagasse

These french fries are simply the best. Why? Because they just are!

Top Review by Sassyfras

Very YUMMY!! My family worships me now!!!! I had to make fries 2 days in a row. I also cut them thinner than in the picture, but they turned out pretty and tasty. I also had a box bottom I was going to throw out that day, but instead I lined it with paper towels and then drained the fries on it. After we ate the fries I threw the box and paper towels away making for easier clean up!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  2. Blanch (boil) the potato strips in the water for 2 minutes.
  3. Remove the potato strips from the water and set aside.
  4. Meanwhile, heat about 2 inches of oil in a wok or a very VERY large saucepan to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  5. CAUTION: Do not fill your pan even close to the top; your oil will expand during cooking and will catch fire if it pours out.
  6. Fry the potato strips, in small batches, for about 5 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Drain on paper towels.
  8. Sprinkle with the seasoning salt as soon as they come out of the oil.
  9. Cooking Tip: You can keep your cooked batches of fries hot while you are still frying the others by putting them in a preheated 250 degree Fahrenheit oven.

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