French fries

Total time: 40m
Preparation Time: 40m

For 4 people

Nutritional Information

Contains 565 Kcal, 6g Protein, 47g Carbohydrates, 38g Fat


  • To pre-fry
  • 1.5 kg mealy potatoes, cut into sticks approx. 7 cm long and 1 cm thick
  • oil for deep-frying
  • To deep-fry
  • 0.5 tsp salt

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  • Preheat the oven

    Preheat the oven to 60°C, warm the bowls and plates.
  • To pre-fry

    Rinse the potato sticks in cold water, thoroughly pat dry on a towel. Fill a pot half full with the frying oil and heat it to 160°C. Pre-fry the potatoes in batches for approx. 3 mins. per batch; the potatoes must not take on any colour. Remove with a slotted spoon, drain on a rack lined with paper towels, leave to cool.
  • To deep-fry

    Heat the oil to 175°C, fry the pre-fried French fries in batches for approx. 3 mins. per batch until crispy and golden. Remove with a slotted spoon, drain on a rack lined with fresh paper towels, keep warm. Prop open the oven door slightly with a wooden spoon, season with salt.
  • Tip:

    Dust the French fries with 1 tsp of curry powder or paprika.

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