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Belgium Frites(French Fries)

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“A typical dish from Belgium, usually served in paper cones along with mussels. Adapted from About.com.”
READY IN:
20mins
YIELD:
2
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 large potatoes, peeled
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • oil (for frying)

Directions

  1. Cut the potatoes lengthwise into thin strips, about 1/3-inch in width. Soak the potatoes in ice-cold water for 1 hour, drain, and pat completely dry.
  2. Heat the oil in a deep skillet(or deep fryer) to 325F and fry the potatoes, in batches, for 5 minutes, until they turn golden brown.
  3. Drain the frites on fresh paper towels and salt them.
  4. Makes 2 large or 3 medium servings.

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