Oven Baked Fries – Spend With Pennies

This post may contain consort links. Please read my disclosure policy . Baked French Fries are one of my kin ’ south all-time favorites. My kids love oven fries even more than the memory bought fries. Plus, oven bake fries are so much better for them .
These oven baked fries are perfect alongside Jalapeño Cheddar Burgers, served up with Oven Fried Chicken or as chili cheese fries !
Crispy Oven Fries in a bowl

Oven Baked French Fries

Russet potatoes are the amber standard for french fries in general. They specially desirable for adust fries, because the skins are chummy and dry than the skins of other potatoes, so they crisp up nicely in the oven .
Have you ever tried fries in the oven, and found they lack brittleness ? here are two capital tips to avoid that problem forever !
Uncooked cut fries in a black & white towel

How to Make Oven French Fries Crispy

As deep fried french fries are frequently double fried ( once at a lower temp, once at a higher temp to crisp ) I ’ ve found the lapp thing works magically for oven fries ! You can make oven french fries so dear and crisp !

  • SOAK: Soak the potatoes in cold water after cutting for at least 30 minutes.  This step removes a lot of starch (you will see it in the bowl after you remove them) resulting in a crispier French fry!
  • DRY: This is really important. Make sure you dry them well so they don’t steam and get soft when they bake! I spin them in my salad spinner and then dap in a kitchen towel.
  • OIL & SEASON: Use parchment paper to keep them from sticking and oil to make them crisp! While these are a version of healthy fries, if you want them to crisp, you will still need to be generous with the oil.
  • TWO TEMP COOKING: This easy technique allows the fries to bake perfectly crispy! Simply bake at 375°F for a little bit to cook and then turn up the heat to really crisp them up!

Uncooked Crispy Oven Fries

How to Cut Potatoes into Fries

I always leave the clamber on because it adds a fiddling snatch excess fiber ( and personally I like the way it tastes… and it ’ mho easier ). If you prefer you can peel the potatoes foremost !
You can cut french fries by hand or save time using a french Fry cutter. I use a cutter for absolutely even fries .

To Cut into Steak Fries:

  • Steak fries are typically thicker than french fries. To make baked steak fries, you’ll want to find potatoes that are a little bit smaller. Steak fries should be cut into small wedges about 3/4″ to 1″ thick.
  • You will follow the same cooking method below but for a longer period of time.

How to Bake French Fries

To achieve maximum brittleness in your homemade french fries, I do a 2 temperature cook :

  1. Be sure to preheat your oven to 375°F.
  2. Dry the fries thoroughly after soaking and before seasoning.
  3. Generously oil and season the oven fries. Spread evenly in a single layer on a parchment line pan.
  4. Cook 20 minutes (25 for thicker fries).
  5. Turn the heat up to 425°F and continue baking until crisp, about 20 minutes.

How Long to Bake French Fries:  Remember, compact fries will take longer and if your fries are besides reduce, they ’ ll barely burn without crisping .
The distance of time for broil french fries will vary, depending on how compact you cut them and of course personal preference. My syndicate likes them more tender crisp, I like them extra crisp !

Overhead shot of Crispy Oven Fries

How to Reheat Fries

You can well reheat your leftover oven baked fries, either in the oven, or on the stovetop .

  • Stovetop Reheating: Add a tablespoon or two of oil in non-stick pan. Reheat over medium heat for a few minutes and enjoy!
  • Oven Reheating: Baked fries can be reheated in the oven. Spread them in a single layer on a foil-lined cookie sheet. Bake for 5-10 minutes in a preheated 400°F oven.
  • Microwave Reheating: This is less ideal as they can come out soft or soggy! 20-40 seconds should be plenty of time.

How to Freeze Oven Baked French Fries

Your leftover oven baked fries can besides be frozen for up to four months in a deep-freeze bag. To reheat, precisely follow the steps above .
Frozen fries are bang-up reheated but besides perfect added to soups, stews and casseroles !

What to Serve With Fries

We love fries with anything with boom in home of our favorite Mashed Potatoes and with our favorite sandwiches and burgers ! hera are a few that we love :
Crispy Oven Fries in a bowl

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Baked French Fries (Oven Fries)

Prep Time

40

minutes

Cook Time

40

minutes

Total Time

1

hour

20

minutes

Servings

4

servings

generatorHolly Nilsson

Crispy oven fries are easy to make and taste great! These healthy baked french fries will become a staple in your home!

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Ingredients

  • 4 large bake potatoes

  • 2-3 tablespoons olive petroleum

  • 1 tablespoon seasoned salt or lemon pepper

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Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. 

  • Wash potatoes leaving skin on (you can peel them if you prefer). Cut potatoes into desired size fries.

  • Let potatoes soak in cold water in the sink or in a bowl for at least 30 minutes. Remove from water and dry very well.

  • Toss with oil and seasonings. Spread evenly in a single layer on a parchment-lined pan.

  • Bake for 20 minutes. Turn the oven up to 425° and cook fries until golden, about 20-25 minutes more.

Nutrition Information

Calories:

311

,

Carbohydrates:

31

g

,

Protein:

5

g

,

Fat:

19

g

,

Saturated Fat:

2

g

,

Sodium:

22

mg

,

Potassium:

926

mg

,

Fiber:

6

g

,

Sugar:

2

g

,

Vitamin A:

65

IU

,

Vitamin C:

24.3

mg

,

Calcium:

123

mg

,

Iron:

8.4

mg

( Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used. )

Course

Side Dish

Cuisine

American

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