JOHN'S OUTSIDE SKILLET FRIES

Peggy Lawhon

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@PeggySL

On a hot day, who wants to heat up the kitchen? This is a basic recipe, but HOW they are fried, makes them a winner!! These are fried in a cast iron skillet on a gas grill. This picture was taken just before they were finished cooking.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

4 - 5
medium sized potatoes - with skins
salt and pepper to taste
peanut oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
wash outside of potatoes
2
slice potatoes lengthwise in quarters, then slice crosswise to make 1/2 inch pieces - do not rinse again
3
place in bowl and toss with salt and pepper to taste and let set
4
place 10" cast iron skillet on grill and fill with about an inch of peanut oil
5
allow oil to reach deep frying temperature...about 375 - keeping the grill lid closed should allow this temperature
6
place potatoes in hot oil and fry till golden brown on the outside and tender on the inside - again keeping the grill lid closed
7
place fried potatoes on dish lined with paper towels
8
if you like, add more salt and pepper when finished

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes