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french fry po-boy

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Stacey Lawson
New Orleans, LA

Yes, I said french fry po-boy. You ever have that left over gravy with those little bits of roast in it debris gravy. This is the perfect sandwich to use up that gravy. This is a New Orleans classic sandwich.

★★★★★ 1
serves 1
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Deep Fry

Ingredients For french fry po-boy

  • 2 c
    french fries
  • 12
    inch new orleans styly po-boy bread (binder's is the best)
  • 1/2 c
    brown gravy, with bits of roast
  • mayonnaise
  • shredded lettuce
  • dill pickle chips

How To Make french fry po-boy

  • 1
    Cook fries very crispy, deep fried s best.
  • 2
    Slice bread down the middle and spread desired amount of mayo.
  • 3
    Place hot french fries on bread and cover with gravy. I said a half cup but I'm sure I use more, I love tons of gravy. The old saying goes, you know a po-boy is good if the gravy is dripping from your elbows.
  • 4
    "Dress" sandwich with lettuce and pickles.....and any other condiments you like...tomatoes, onions, etc.....Cheese is good too
  • 5
    Enjoy with aa rootbeer!