French fries, Chips, Fries, Finger Chips, French-fried Potatoes are batches of deep fried potatoes. Originated from Belgium.North Americans refer to any elongated pieces of fried potatoes are Fries, while in the UK, Australia, Ireland and Newzealand long thin cut slices of fried potatoes are sometimes called fries to distinguish from the more thickly cut strips called Chips.

      French Fries are served hot and generally eaten as an accompainment with lunch or Dinner, or eaten as a snack, and they are a common fixture of Fast Food. French Fries are generally salted and in their simplest and most common form are served with Ketch up or Mayonnaise.


Salt-to taste
Oil- for frying


  • Peel the potatoes and cut the potatoes using French fry cutter/knife.
  • Cut the potatoes into ¼ “x ¼ “in thickness and about 4” to 6”long. Soak the potatoes into the bowl of cold water. (avoid browning)
  • Boil some water dump the potatoes and cook till the color of the potatoes slightly changes and slightly soft to touch.
  • Drain the water and dump the potatoes in cold water.(Keep some ice cubes in water)
  • After 1 to 1 ½ minutes, remove the potatoes and place them on a paper towel lined plate. 
  • Heat up the oil, add the potatoes and deep fry till golden.
  • Sprinkle with salt, and then toss the fries to mix salt evenly.
  • Note: You can avoid boiling the potatoes instead double fry them. Fry first till becomes soft to touch then cool them the fries to room temperature then again fry them to golden and crisp.

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