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How to Make French Fries Without a Deep Fryer


Do you know that with just a simple recipe you can learn how to make French fries in just a few minutes? Everyone knows this delectable delicacy, it is popular worldwide and it’s consumed either as a meal or even a snack. Quite a number of people take this delicacy. However, only a few of them know how to prepare French fries in the comfort of their own homes. Knowing how to make French fries can turn out to be a fun activity and you may end up making them sweeter than the ones at cafes or even restaurants. The best thing about making the French fries yourself is that you get to choose the seasonings as well as the ingredients. This will not only allow you to prepare delicious French fries but also make them healthy. In this recipe I will explain how to make 1 serving of juicy and sweet French fries.

French fries ingredients

It is recommended you have all your ingredients ready before starting to prepare French fires. This is because looking for ingredients in the process may result to time wastage and even undesired results. Learning how to make French fries is quite easy. All the ingredients you need to know are potatoes, 5 peanut oil, pepper and salt. That’s it.

Instructions how to prepare potatoes

It is recommended you use russet potatoes as they have a better flavor than the other types of potatoes. These potatoes also have a much more appealing color when they cook. You should peel the russet potatoes for a better texture as well as flavor. You can opt to use wedges to prepare the potatoes as it is very fast. However, if you lack the equipment, make sure you slice your potatoes evenly. The sliced pieces should be about 1 centimeter thick. To know how to make French fries potato slices yourself, slice the potatoes in the same thickness to avoid some pieces cooking before others.

Seasoning the French fries in grill

For optimum result, you should place the sliced russet potatoes in a bowl and cover it using a hot tap. This will ensure that your French fries will be crispy on the outside and juicy in the inside. Soaking the potatoes in hot water removes the scratch from the fry and prevents it from having caramelized sugars. It is recommended that you let the fried potatoes soaked for a period of about 15 minutes for satisfactory results. In the meantime, prepare the grill and ensure it is set to the required temperature. Remove the potato slices from the oven and pat them with paper towel to make sure they are completely dry. Put the potato slices in a lean bowl. Smear the fries with some salt and mix them up to distribute the salt evenly, pepper the fries and then add some oil. In this article I preferred using peanut oil. Even so, other type of oil will do the job perfectly. You can opt to read other ways of seasoning your chicken wings in how to grill French fries recipes.

Grilling the French fries

Place some oil in a cast iron skillet. Put the skillet in the grill and set the temperature to “hot”. However you should not set the temperature too high as this will burn the fries. You can now add the fries making sure you don’t fill the pan as we want to fry the slices and not steam them. This is how to make French fries using grill at the comfort of your own home.

Seasoning and serving

When they French fries are crispy and looking good, remove them from the grill, season them and serve them right away. By just learning these few steps on how to make French fries without a deep fryer, you will be able to enjoy delicious and healthy French fries with your family and friends.

How to Make French Fries Without a Deep Fryer
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Janice is a writer from Chicago, IL. She created the "simple living as told by me" newsletter with more than 12,000 subscribers about Living Better and is a founder of Seekyt.

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