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French Fries Recipe


French Fries

French Fries

Photo: Diana Rattray

 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
  • salt


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.

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