Homemade French Fries

Melissa Estep


I copied this recipe from someone else but wanted one for my box that had the comment about how to do the water.

★★★☆☆ 2 votes
2-4 servings


1/3 c
white sugar
2 c
warm water (just to dissolve vinegar) then add ice cubes
large russet potatoes - peeled, and sliced into 1/4 inch strips
6 c
vegetable oil for frying
seasoned salt

How to Make Homemade French Fries


  • 1In a medium bowl, dissolve the sugar in warm water. Soak potatoes in water mixture for 15 minutes. Remove from water, and dry thoroughly on paper towels.
  • 2Heat oil in deep-fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Add potatoes, and cook until golden, 5 to 6 minutes. drain on paper towels. Season with salt to taste.
  • 3Comment copied and pasted from someone else: For those who think it's odd to soak them in warm water...well the warm water is merely to dissolve the sugar. After the sugar is dissolved I add some ice and then do the soaking. These fries are the best. I have baked these (spraying with pam & seasoning w/ garlic salt) as well as fried them and they are always a hit.

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About Homemade French Fries

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids