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French Fries Recipe, How to make French Fries at Home

  • Author: Kannamma - Suguna Vinodh
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 mins
  • Yield: 3 servings 1x


Really Crispy French Fries. Adapted from April Bloomfield Recipe. Recipe for thrice cooked French fries.


  • 3 Potatoes (Russet)
  • 1 teaspoon salt for boiling water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cracked pepper
  • Sunflower / Canola oil to deep fry


  1. Peel and cut the potatoes into thick steaks and place them in a bowl of cold water.
  2. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Add in the salt. Add the drained potatoes to the boiling water. Cook for 5 minutes until tender. Drain the potatoes and let them cool.
  3. Heat oil in a pan on a medium flame. Working in batches, add in the potatoes to the oil and fry just until the edges of the potatoes begin to brown. It will take about 6-7 minutes. Remove from oil and allow it to cool.
  4. When all the potatoes have been fried, fry the potatoes again. Work in batches. Fry till the potatoes are golden and crisp. Drain the fries on a paper towel. Sprinkle salt and cracked pepper. Serve with ketchup.
  • Prep Time: 45 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Cuisine: World