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Homemade French Fries

Easy Homemade Crispy French Fries is a quick, fresh recipe that are so easy to make with just a few ingredients. Homemade French fries are delicious and simple to make.
Prep Time40 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Homemade French Fries
Servings: 6
Calories: 492kcal
Author: Eating on a Dime


  • 3 lbs Russet Potatoes
  • Vegetable Oil for Frying
  • 1 tsp Salt


  • Peel and cut the potatoes into strips of similar size. Then soak the cut potatoes in cold water for at least 30 minutes.
  • Then fill a saucepan with the oil to at least 3 inches deep in the pan. Heat the oil to 350 degrees F.
  • Place the fries in the oil in a single layer and cook for 8-10 minutes until the fries are a golden brown color. You may have to cook in batches depending on the size of the sauce pan used for frying.
  • Move the fries to a plate lined with paper towels.
  • Season with the salt and serve with your favorite dipping sauces.



Calories: 492kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 30g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 399mg | Potassium: 946mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 2mg