Baked French Fries

"This recipe is easily changed to suit your taste. Use whatever spices you like. :)"
 
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photo by Dreamer in Ontario photo by Dreamer in Ontario
photo by Dreamer in Ontario
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Ready In:
1hr 5mins
Ingredients:
3
Serves:
4-6
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ingredients

  • 5 -6 medium potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons oil (separated)
  • seasoning (optional)
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directions

  • Preheat your oven to 475°F Cut the potatoes into sticks. Soak in water for 10 minutes then drain and pat dry.
  • Toss with 2 T. oil and your seasonings.
  • Coat a cookie sheet with a the rest of the oil. Bake the potatoes for about 45 minutes, checking after the first 20 minutes, then every 10 minutes after that.
  • EnJoY.

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Reviews

  1. Lalaloula
    This technique is so great! I loved how crispy and brown the fries got and how yummy they tasted. I have to admit that I didnt dry my fries too well after the soaking (just hurriedly with a paper towel), but it still worked out nicely.<br/>I reduced the oil a tad and only baked these at 400?F for 30 minutes which was plenty.<br/>THANK YOU SO MUCH for sharing this winner with us!<br/>Made and reviewed during Veggie Swap #47 June 2012.
     
  2. Chocolatl
    475 is too hot. I have an accurate oven now, and mine were scorched after 20 minutes. 450 would probably be ideal. The potatoes were delicious in spite of the scorching, though. I used seasoned salt for the seasoning. I'll make these again, but with some adjustments. Thanks for posting!
     
  3. lazyme
    Great fries! I like garlic-y fries so kept mine simple and just added garlic powder. Crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. Thanks VeggieCook98 for a nice keeper. Made for New Kids On The Block Tag.
     
  4. Dreamer in Ontario
    This turned out so good! The fries were nice and crispy on the outside and soft inside - perfect. I used some Cajun seasoning for the optional seasoning. Made for Veggie Swap 62.
     
  5. Sharon123
    My taters came out nice and crispy! My toaster oven would only go to 400* and cooked less time for a smaller oven. Thanks for the treat! Made for Veg. Swap July 2012.
     
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