National French Fries Day 2023: Homemade Fries Recipes to Try at Home

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National French Fries Day

 

Get ready to celebrate National French Fries Day on July 14! This annual celebration honors the universally beloved French fry, a snack that has captured hearts worldwide. From thin and crispy to thick and fluffy, french fries are a culinary icon loved by all ages.

Instead of heading to your favorite fast-food joint, why not celebrate this day by making homemade fries right in the comfort of your kitchen? This blog share some mouthwatering homemade fries recipes that will take your French fry game to a new level.

Classic Crispy Fries: Ingredients:
  • Potatoes (russet or Yukon gold)
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salt
Method:
  • Start by peeling the potatoes and cutting them into long, even strips.
  • Rinse the potato strips under cold water to remove excess starch.
  • Pat them dry with a clean kitchen towel.
  • Heat vegetable oil in a deep fryer or a large pot to around 350°F (175°C).
  • Carefully add a handful of potato strips to the hot oil and fry them until golden brown and crispy.
  • Remove the fries from the oil using a slotted spoon and place them on a paper towel-lined plate to drain any excess oil.
  • Season with salt while they’re still hot.
  • Repeat the process with the remaining potato strips.
  • Serve hot, and enjoy!

    Parmesan Truffle Fries: Ingredients:
  • Potatoes (russet or Yukon gold)
  • Truffle oil
  • Grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt
  • Fresh parsley (chopped)

Method:
  • Follow the same steps for cutting and preparing the potatoes mentioned in the Classic Crispy Fries recipe.
  • Heat vegetable oil in a deep fryer or a large pot to around 350°F (175°C).
  • Fry the potato strips until golden brown and crispy.
  • Remove the fries from the oil and place them in a large mixing bowl.
  • Drizzle truffle oil over the fries and toss them gently to coat evenly.
  • Sprinkle-grated Parmesan cheese, salt, and chopped fresh parsley over the fries.
  • Toss again to ensure all the fries are well coated.
  • Serve hot and savor the irresistible truffle and Parmesan flavors. 
    Sweet Potato Fries: Ingredients:
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Olive oil
  • Paprika
  • Garlic powder
  • Salt
  • Dipping sauce of your choice (e.g., sriracha mayo, honey mustard)
Method:
  • Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
  • Wash and peel the sweet potatoes, then cut them into long, thin strips.
  • Toss the sweet potato strips with olive oil, paprika, garlic powder, and salt in a large bowl, ensuring they are evenly coated.
  • Arrange the seasoned sweet potato strips on a baking sheet in a single layer.
  • Bake for about 20-25 minutes, flipping them halfway through until golden brown and crispy.
  • Remove from the oven and let them cool slightly.
  • Serve the sweet potato fries with your favorite dipping sauce for a delightful twist on the classic French fry experience.
Conclusion:

This National French Fries Day, take the opportunity to indulge in homemade fries that are crispy, flavorful, and made with love. Whether you prefer the classic version, the luxurious Parmesan truffle variation, or the delightful sweetness of sweet potato fries, these recipes will surely satisfy your cravings. So, gather your ingredients, fire up the stove or oven, and celebrate this special day with a plateful of homemade fries that will leave you wanting more.