Home-Style French Fries

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Total Time
1hr 40mins
Prep
1 hr
Cook
40 mins

Better tasting and less expensive than frozen fries!

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Peel the potatoes and slice them into 1/4 x 1/4-inch sticks. Put the sticks in a large bowl and cover with cold water. Sprinkle the salt into the water. Refrigerate the potato sticks in the salt water for 1 hour.
  2. In a deep-fryer, preheat the peanut oil to 375 degrees F. Transfer half of the potatoes to a colander and drain thoroughly, leaving the rest in the cold water. Carefully drop the drained potatoes into the hot oil and fry until light brown, about 15 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, remove the potatoes to a paper-towel lined plate and sprinkle with salt while still hot.
  3. Bring the oil back up to 375. Drain the remaining potato sticks and add to the oil. Keep the first batch of fries hot in a 150 degree F oven while you fry the second batch. Serve hot!