Homemade French Fries

French fries are fried, elongated potato sticks and available as a side dish in almost every fast food restaurant, for dipping mostly mayonnaise or ketchup are served along with.

In today’s post I will show you how to cook quick and easy Homemade french Fries at home. Have fun cooking!




Homemade: Homemade French Fries
Difficulty: Medium
Preparation Time: 2 hours
Our Recipe rating:
5von5

Homemade French Fries
Homemade French Fries
Homemade French Fries
Homemade French Fries

Ingredients for 4 servings:

  • 1½ kilograms floury potatoes
  • White wine vinegar
  • Salt
  • About 1½ liters of oil for deep-frying

Required kitchen gadgets, helper & preparations:

  • Large pot to blanch the fries
  • Pot or wok for deep-frying
  • Kitchen thermometer (alternatively wooden stick)
  • Kitchen paper
  • Ladle

Instructions for the Homemade French Fries:




Homemade French Fries - Step 1Peel potatoes and cut first into about 1 centimeter wide slices…

Homemade French Fries - Step 2…& then into about 1 centimeter thick sticks…

Homemade French Fries - Step 3…next, transfer the potato sticks to a colander & give them a quick shower under running water to wash off the excess starch…

Homemade French Fries - Step 4…then give the french fries sticks into a large pot, cover them with water & add a good dash of white wine vinegar…

Homemade French Fries - Step 5…bring to a boil & allow to simmer for about 5 minutes…

Homemade French Fries - Step 6…after that pour off the water using a colander & allow the sticks to cool for about 5 – 10 minutes…

Homemade French Fries - Step 7…meanwhile heat up a large pot or wok for deep-frying adding about 1½ liters of oil…

Homemade French Fries - Step 8…once the oil has reached a temperature of 190°C – 200°C (to test whether the oil is already hot enough, you can alternatively dip a wooden stick into the oil & as soon as small bubbles rise up on the wooden stick you can start deep-frying)…

Homemade French Fries - Step 9…carefully give the french fries into the hot oil, and pre-fry for 1 minute…

Homemade French Fries - Step 10…then use a ladle to lift out the fries and allow to cool completely for about 30 minutes on kitchen paper…





Homemade French Fries - Step 11…after 30 minutes heat up the oil again to 190°C – 200°C & deep-fry the potato sticks for another 3 – 4 minutes until golden and crispy…

Homemade French Fries - Step 12…then lift out the done french fries & briefly allow to drain on kitchen paper…

Homemade French Fries - Step 13…transfer the fries to a mixing bowl, season well with salt…

Homemade French Fries - Step 14…give them a good toss…

Homemade French Fries - Step 15…and serve along with mayonnaise & ketchup!

I wish you lots of fun cooking/baking 😉




Video Tutorial:

Watch the video tutorial to see the recipe and the preparation method precisely (German Audio only, English Subtitles available):

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