Friday, January 8, 2010

Oven Baked Homestyle Fries

Crisp on the outside, tender on the inside oven baked homestyle fries by Cooks Illustrated.
Serves 3 - 5.
  • 3 Russet Potatoes, peeled and cut lengthwise
  • 5 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 3/4 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  1. Adjust oven rack to lowest position, preheat oven to 475* degrees.
  2. Place potatoes in a large bowl, cover with hot tap water and soak 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, coat heavy duty baking sheet with 4 tbsp oil and sprinkle evenly with salt and pepper, set aside.
  4. Drain potatoes, spread on triple layer of paper towels and pat dry.
  5. Rinse and wipe out now empty bowl, return potatoes to the bowl and toss with remaining 1 tbsp oil.
  6. Arrange potatoes in a single layer on baking sheet , cover tightly with foil and bake 5 minutes.
  7. Remove foil and continue to bake 15 - 20 minutes, rotating baking sheet after 10 minutes.
  8. Scrape potatoes to loosen, flip wedges, keeping in a single layer, bake 5 - 10 minutes more till crisp and golden.
  9. Transfer to a second baking sheet lined with paper towels to drain, season as needed. Serve.

1 comment:

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