How to Make Healthy and Crispy French Fries

If you are fond of french fries it is likely that once you open the package you will not be able to stop until you finish them all. Fortunately, you can prepare a healthy version at home, which you will be able to enjoy without guilt. It is a very simple task, since you only need four ingredients, a sharp knife and a very hot oven. With this lighter version of the traditional French fries you can satisfy your craving for something salty and crispy!

Things You’ll Need

  • 2 russet potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon black pepper
  • A vegetable cutter or a sharp knife

Tip: This is the base of the condiment for French fries but you can add more spices or vinegars.

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Step 1: Preheat the oven

Step 2: Cut the potatoes

How to Make Healthy and Crispy French Fries4Wash potatoes well and dry. Cut into thin pieces (1/8 inch or 3.1 mm) using a sharp knife or vegetable cutter.

Step 3: Season the potatoes

How to Make Healthy and Crispy French Fries5Place the potato slices in a large bowl and season with olive oil, salt and pepper.

Step 4: Place the potatoes on a baking sheet.

How to Make Healthy and Crispy French Fries6Place the seasoned potatoes in a single layer on a rack to cool and place that grid on a tray for the oven to cook on both sides evenly.

Step 5: Bake the potatoes

How to Make Healthy and Crispy French Fries7Bake the potatoes for 18 to 25 minutes, until all the slices are golden and crisp.

Tip: If you do not have a cooling rack, simply cover a baking tray with waxed paper and turn it back halfway through the cooking time.

Step 6: Serve the French fries

How to Make Healthy and Crispy French Fries8Making the chips at home is very simple and will be really delicious. You can serve them as a snack for your children or as a healthy accompaniment to any of your meals.


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