Lemony Oven Fries

Nancy Allen


These are outstanding french fries with a very fresh lemon flavor to them. Great with fish or burgers!

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5 cups


10 Min


30 Min


Stove Top


1/3 c
olive oil
1 large
lemon, thinly sliced
1/4 c
fresh italian flat leaf parsley sprigs
20oz. pkg. frozen french-fried shoestring potatoes (about 5 cups)
coarse sea salt
lemon wedges

Directions Step-By-Step

In a large skillet heat olive oil over medium heat. Carefully add lemon slices. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until lemon begins to brown. Use tongs to turn lemon slices. Add the parsley to the oil. Cook for 20 to 30 seconds more or until parsley is crisp.
Remove lemon slices and parsley with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Reserve the lemon flavored oil (you should have about 3 tablespoons).
In a large bowl toss frozen shoestring potatoes with the reserved oil until coated. Place potatoes in a 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Bake according to the package directions or until the potatoes are browned and crisp, stirring occasionally.
To serve,toss lemon and parsley with the hot fries. Sprinkle generously with sea salt. squeeze lemon wedges over fries. Serve immediately. Makes 5 cups.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy