Filed Under: Deep Fry, north-american, Potatoes, snack, Under 20 Mins

Yukon Gold Frites

Pass the ketchup, please

April 8th, 2012

Food Styling by Ruth Gangbar

Prep Time
1 hour
Cook Time
10 minutes
  • Yukon gold potatoes
  • Sunflower oil
  1. Leaving the skins on, cut potatoes into thick matchsticks (allow one potato per person) and place in cold water for a minimum of 1 hour, or even the day before.

  2. Drain and pat potatoes dry with paper towel.

  3. Using a wok or deep fryer, heat sunflower oil to 250°F and blanch potatoes for approximately 5 minutes or until potato is slightly cooked but no colour has developed. Drain on paper towels.

  4. Raise heat of oil to 375°F and drop in blanched fries. Cook until golden, 3-5 minutes.

  5. Season with salt and serve.

Nutrients Per Serving

Per 3-ounce serving: 319 calories, 5 g protein, 17.4 g fat, 37.5 g carbohydrates. Excellent source vitamins B6 and C.

Yukon Gold Frites
Photography by James Tse

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