Here's how to make delicious homemade deep-fried French fries.
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
- 6 large baking potatoes, peeled and cut into strips (about 1/3-inch thickness and width)
- ice water
- oil for deep frying
Soak potatoes in ice cold water for 1 hour at room temperature. Drain well and pat dry with paper towels.
Heat oil in deep fryer to about 370°.
Place potato strips in a single layer in deep fry basket; fry in hot oil for about 3 to 4 minutes, or until golden brown and tender. Drain on paper towels, keeping warm in the oven while frying remaining batches.
Serves 4 to 6.