Vinegar & Salt French Fries

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

This recipe remind me of fair fries. I fill a tiny spray bottle with vinegar so we can spray additional on our fries.GOOD!. This is an old recipe from Home Cooking. *Cook time does NOT include soaking time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut potatoes lengthwise into 1/4 inch slices, then into matchsticks.
  2. Combine water and 2 tablespoons vinegar in a large bowl.
  3. Completely submerge potatoes in vinegar mixture.
  4. Soak for 30 minutes.
  5. Preheat oven to 400 degrees (Or deep fry).
  6. Drain potatoes on paper towels.
  7. Transfer to a clean dry bowl.
  8. Toss with canola oil.
  9. Arrange potatoes on heavy gauge nonstick baking sheet in single layer.
  10. Bake for 20 minutes, or until potatoes just begin to brown.
  11. Turn and bake for 10 minutes, or until browned and crisp.
  12. Toss with 2 teaspoons vinegar and salt to taste.


Most Helpful

I loved this recipe. I like tart and tangy foods and thought this would be more tangy. This was not strong tasting at all, just simple goodness. Used the oven method to cook. Baked 35 minutes total. Can't wait to enjoy again soon. Will try using malt vinegar, as another reviewer had used. Very good fries. Thanks for posting

sloe cooker November 08, 2011

I made up some of these yummy fries to go with some grilled hot dogs, and what a treat they were. I used Malt vinegar on mine, which I much prefer, because the flavor is so good, and I have been using it for years on my fries at the fair, and when I make them at home. If you love fries, try this recipe, as they are out of this world good! Thank you for sharing this one Leeza!

Linda's Busy Kitchen October 09, 2008

These were yummy but not nearly as strong as I expected. Next time I'll double the salt and vinegar and they'll be perfect. Thanks for sharing!

Burgundy Damsel July 09, 2008

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