Recipes: Garlic French Fries
- Oil for frying (peanut or canola)
- 4 Russet potatoes or 12 oz bag of frozen
pre cut fries
- 1/2 cup fresh minced garlic
- 1/4 cup kosher salt
- 1 Tbsp black pepper
- 1 Tbsp dried thyme
- 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
the washed potatoes into 1/2 inch to 3/8 inch thick
strips (if using a French mandolin set it to its
thickest setting). Heat the oil in a cast iron pot
or any heavy duty pot to 360 degrees.
the olive oil in a frying pan then add the minced
garlic for 30 seconds. Remove from pan and add to a
mixing bowl with the salt, pepper, and thyme. Mix
potatoes must be fried three times for best results.
In batches, if necessary, place the raw fries into
the oil for 90 seconds. Remove and let drain. Drop
fries again for another 90 seconds. Remove and let
drain. Drop fries in again this time for 60 seconds
or until crisp and golden brown.
the fries are still warm toss them with the garlic