Homemade French Fries

Add a homemade touch to your favorite entree tonight with these Homemade French Fries. Baked to a golden complexion and seasoned to perfection, these Homemade French Fries offer a healthier and tastier alternative to a frozen bag from the grocery store! These are so simple to prepare and you can easily make a small or large batch depending on your needs.

homemade french fries served with a side of ketchup

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These Homemade French Fries are made with russet potatoes cut to size, covered in olive oil and seasoned with various herbs and spices. These include cumin, basil, chili powder, and of course, salt and pepper. Feel free to have some creativity with these, adding any of you or your family’s other favorite flavors. You could even add toppings and make it a delicious, filling meal.

Homemade French Fries are so versatile, you can add these to almost any meal to give it an instant upgrade. You can also whip up a whole sheet to have as a snack on a fun movie or game night! No matter what the occasion, Homemade French Fries are a slam dunk.

Ingredients to Make Homemade French Fries:

  • russet potatoes
  • olive oil
  • salt
  • chili powder
  • dried basil
  • cumin
  • pepper

How to Make Homemade French Fries:

Scrub potatoes then cut the ends off and slice into long thin fries. Soak in cold water for at least 30 minutes in the refrigerator and up to 24 hours.

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Drain water and spread the fries out on paper towels to dry. Once dry coat with olive oil and spices. Spread in a single layer over the baking sheet. Bake for 30 minutes, flipping halfway through.

homemade french fries served in basket

Notes & Tips

How to Store Homemade French Fries:

Store in the refrigerator for three to five days. Reheat in the oven on a baking sheet for 15 minutes at 400 degrees.

Freeze in a ziplock bag for up to three months. Allow to thaw then reheat in the oven on a baking sheet for 15 minutes at 400 degrees.

FAQs

How to make homemade french fries in the air fryer?

Preheat your air fryer to 360 degrees, add in prepared french fries and cook for 20 minutes. Toss occasionally until crispy.

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homemade french fries served with a side of ketchup

Homemade French Fries

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Prep Time:30 minutes
Cook Time:30 minutes
Total Time:1 hour

Ingredients

  • 1 pound russet potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  • Scrub potatoes then cut the ends off and slice into long thin fries.
  • Soak in cold water for at least 30 minutes in the refrigerator and up to 24 hours.
  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Drain water and spread the fries out on paper towels to dry.
  • Once dry coat with olive oil and spices.
  • Spread in a single layer over the baking sheet. Bake for 30 minutes, flipping halfway through.
Course: Side Dish
Servings: 4 servings

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