|Posted by frangibility on September 16, 2014 at 6:35 AM|
The trick to french fries is double-frying. First, flash-fry the potatoes to eliminate moisture, then fry them again to ensure crispness. Eating them with mayonnaise will take you to Europe.
About 8 cups vegetable oil
2 pounds medium baking (russet) potatoes lace wigs uk, peeled
Equipment: a deep-fat thermometer; an adjustable-blade slicer fitted with french fry or large (1/4-inch) julienne blade
Heat 1 1/2 inches oil to 325°F in a 5-quart heavy pot over medium heat. While oil is heating, cut potatoes with slicer into 1/4-inch sticks.
Fry potatoes in 5 batches for 1 1/2 minutes per batch (potatoes will not be golden) and transfer with a slotted spoon to paper towels to drain Gemstone jewelry. (Return oil to 325°F between batches.)
Heat oil to 350°F. Refry potatoes in 5 batches until golden and crisp, about 5 minutes per batch, and transfer to clean paper towels to drain. (Return oil to 350°F between batches.)
Season fries with salt.
Cooks’ notes: If you don’t have an adjustable- blade slicer hong kong work visa, you can slice the potatoes with a knife lengthwise into 1/4-inch-thick slices, then cut into 1/4-inch sticks.