Thick Cut French Fries

Thick Cut French Fries

Ingredients:

2 large russet potatoes

Adequate cooking oil for deep-frying

Salt to taste

Preparation Instructions:

  1. Peel and cut the potatoes into ¼ inch strips lengthwise.
  2. Rinse the potato strips a few times to remove the excess starch.
  3. Transfer into a container, top with enough water to cover the potato strips and leave in the fridge overnight.
  4. Remove the potato strips from the fridge, drain well and pat-dry with paper towel.
  5. Heat up a pot with adequate cooking oil for deep-frying at 160C.
  6. Deep-fry the potato strips in batches, turning frequently until lightly golden. Remove and drain on paper towels.
  7. Increase the heat to 180C, deep-fry the fries in batches, turning frequently until golden brown. Remove, drain on paper towel to absorb excessive oil. Transfer to a serving platter and season with salt and serve immediately.

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