These homemade French fries are very simple to make and yield fries that are ready to drop right into hot oil or bake. Another great option is to store them in the freezer for later use.
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Keyword French fries, fries, homemade french fries
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 35minutes
Total Time 45minutes
8large-sized potatoes Russet potatoes work well
oil for frying (optional)we use coconut oil
Wash then peel potatoes and slice into fry strips. The thinner the cut, the crispier the French fry.
Boil the potatoes for two minutes, then place in an ice water bath for another minute. Place potatoes on paper towels and pat dry to remove all excess water.
Drizzle the potatoes with oil and lemon juice. Work your hands through the potatoes until there is an even coating.
Place the fries on a tray lined with wax paper and freeze for several hours. Break the fries apart and place them into freezer baggies. Freeze them for later use.
To fry your homemade French fries, heat a pot of oil to 350° F and fry until you have golden brown fries. Remove from oil, drain on paper towels, and salt to taste. To bake homemade French fries, heat the oven to 375° F and place fries in a single layer on the parchment lined baking tray. Bake the fries until they are golden brown. This will take roughly 35 minutes. Make sure to flip the French fries halfway through for even browning.
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