JOHN'S OUTSIDE SKILLET FRIES

Peggy Lawhon

By
@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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

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

Step-By-Step

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

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes