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Photo: William Dickey; Styling: Mary Lyn Hill Jenkins Photo by: Photo: William Dickey; Styling: Mary Lyn Hill Jenkins

French Fries

Southern Living MARCH 1999

  • Yield: 8 to 10 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 pounds Idaho potatoes
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salt

Preparation

Cut Idaho potatoes into 1/2-inch-wide strips.

Pour oil to a depth of 4 inches in a Dutch oven, and heat to 375°. Fry potato strips in small batches in hot oil 12 minutes or until golden. Drain on paper towels.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Weson vegetable oil.

Crinkle-Cut Fries: Cut potatoes into 1/2-inch-wide strips with a waffle cutter. Fry as directed.

Waffle Chips: Cut potatoes in to 1/4-inch-thick slices with a waffle cutter. Fry 10 to 12 minutes.

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