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Make Crispy Fried Potatoes Every Time


Cooking fried potatoes - Greek food photos

Cooking fried potatoes - crisp every time

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When fried potatoes are just cooked, they're usually nice and crisp. A few minutes later, they may be soggy. Make fries that stay crisp in the serving bowl until the last one is eaten:

  • use good quality potatoes
  • whether strips or rounds, cut in uniform size
  • salt before frying
  • fry in enough hot oil to cover
  • use a strainer or colander and allow excess oil to drip off for a minute or so, then serve.

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