Kittencal's Extra Crispy French Fries

READY IN: 24hrs 6mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • water (about 4 quarts water)
  • 14
  • 6
    large red potatoes (cut into 1/4 to 1/3-inch strips)
  • canola oil (or use vegetable oil, use enough oil to cover potatoes completely)
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DIRECTIONS

  • In an extra large bowl dissolve the sugar completely in the water (the sugar must be completely dissolved).
  • Add in the potato strips and refrigerate overnight.
  • The following day drain well then pat the strips dry using paper towels.
  • In a large heavy pot or deep-fryer heat oil to 375 degrees F.
  • Carefully add potatoes in 2-3 batches and cook in hot oil for about 6 minutes or until golden brown (do not cook all the potatoes in one batch).
  • Remove the fries using a large slotted spoon or long tongs and immediately season with seasoned salt or white salt while still hot.
  • *NOTE* save the cooled oil in a jar at room temperature for the next time you make these.
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