A favourite finger food, easy to cook, yummy to eat, the French Fries have a special place in the fast foods selection. No fast food meal is complete without it. And it also a welcome snack to be eaten on its own. As easy as using your electric fryer, you can make them any time. The traditional French Fries are becoming popular even in their many ‘avatars’ that have been created through innovation. Here’s a look at some of these innovative French Fries recipes:
The Classic Fries
Peel wash and cut potatoes lengthwise to get the classic fries cut. Pat them dry with paper towels. Heat oil in the electric fryer at 130-degree Celsius. Place the potatoes in the frying gasket, immerse it in the oil in the electric fryer, fry till the potatoes are crisp and golden and remove. Do so in small batches; do not try to fry all the potatoes at once. Remove the potatoes and drain them on a paper towel and let them cool. Season them with salt and serve hot.
This classic French Fries recipe has further been modified to get the various newer versions of the fries.
Garlic French Fries
Prepare the classic fries as mentioned above. Sauté 3 minced garlic cloves in 4 tablespoons of butter for about 45 seconds. Add in the warm classic fries and 2 tablespoons of parsley and toss to mix well. Season them with salt.
French Fry Nachos
Heat some oil in a frying pan and add the classic fries prepared in your electric fryer to it. Top the fries with 1 cup of shredded cheese. Mix the two well and cook till the cheese starts bubbling. Remove from heat. Top it with chopped tomatoes, guacamole and sour cream. Enjoy the crispy and tasty French fry Nachos.
Smothered Garlic Fries
Keep the classic French Fries ready as in the first recipe. Prepare a finely blended mixture of ranch sauce, sour cream and minced garlic. Top the French Fries with the sauce mix, grated cheese and sliced green onions. You can also add fried chicken or any other cooked meat of your choice as extra toppings.
Masala French Fries
Peel, wash and cut 8-9 medium sized potatoes lengthwise to get the fries. To the fries, add 1 tbsp salt, 1 tbsp chili flakes, 1 tbsp chaat masala, ½ tsp cumin seeds, 2 tbsp each of corn flour and gram flour (besan). Mix all the ingredients well. Meanwhile, you can heat the oil. Now, fry them in your electric fryer in the same manner as the classic fries. Heat oil at 130-degree Celsius. Keep the potatoes in the frying basket and immerse it in the oil. Fry the potatoes till they turn crisp and golden. Remove it and serve hot. There are plenty of occasions when you just feel like having French Fries. Try these different recipes each time and enjoy the popular potato side dish thoroughly.