French Fried Potatoes

French Fried Potatoes
Servings: 6 Prep 10 mins Cook 4 mins to 5 mins per batch


  • 6 cups vegetable oil
  • 1/2 pound russet potatoes, scrubbed and cut in 3 x 3/4-inch sticks
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Make It

1. Pour oil into medium-size pot to depth of 5 to 6 inches. Heat to 325 degrees F on deep-fat frying thermometer.

2. With slotted metal spoon, add 10 potato sticks at a time to oil; fry 2 minutes, until very lightly colored. Remove with spoon to pan. (Let oil return to 325 degrees F before adding more sticks.)

Second frying:

3. Heat oil to 375 degrees F. Working in 2 or 3 batches, add sticks to oil; fry 1-1/2 to 2 minutes, until golden brown and cooked through. With spoon, transfer to toweling to drain. Sprinkle with salt.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 183, Fat, total (g): 12, chol. (mg): , sat. fat (g): 1, carb. (g): 18, fiber (g): 1, pro. (g): 2, sodium (mg): 93, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.