Ra-Ra-Ra Poutine

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by evelynathens

Not much fuss to this recipe - it's a classic - and probably THE all-time comfort food, at least for Canadians. Worth trying - forget about the cholesterol. Live a little! (please note in the calorie count for this recipe, the oil used to fry the potatoes in has also been included - obviously, you are NOT consuming a quart of oil!)

Top Review by kelly in TO

I just had to rate this, I've been eating this forever and it's a beloved dish! haha, great post.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 quart vegetable oil (for frying)
  • 1 (10 1/4 ounce) canrich beef gravy
  • 5 medium potatoes, scrubbed, skin left on, cut into fries
  • 2 cups fresh cheese curds (cheddar cheese curds are yummy, but fresh mozz works great, too)
  • kosher salt


  1. Heat oil in a deep fryer or deep heavy skillet to 365°F (185°C). While the oil is heating, you can begin to warm your gravy.
  2. Place the fries into the hot oil, and cook until light brown, about 8-10 minutes. Make the fries in batches if necessary to allow them room to move a little in the oil. Remove to a paper towel lined plate to drain.
  3. Place the fries on a serving platter or into individual bowls. Sprinkle lightly with some kosher salt. Sprinkle the cheese over them. Ladle gravy over the fries and cheese, and serve immediately.

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