Southwest Oven Fries

Southern Living
The chili powder mixture gives these fries a Southwest kick. Serve with Chipotle Ranch Dip for the full effect.
Makes 8 to 10 servings


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1 (26-oz.) package frozen extra-crispy French fried potatoes
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper


Prep: 5 Minutes
Bake: 27 Minutes

1. Preheat oven to 425°. Arrange potatoes in a single layer on 2 lightly greased 15- x 10-inch jelly-roll pans. Bake 15 minutes, placing 1 pan on middle oven rack and other on lower oven rack. Switch pans, and bake 12 to 15 more minutes or until lightly browned,

2. Stir together chili powder, cumin, black pepper, salt, and ground red pepper. Sprinkle baked fries with chili powder mixture, tossing lightly. Serve with Chipotle Ranch Dip.

Note: We tested with Ore-Ida Extra Crispy Fast Food Fries.

Created date

August 2009