Recipe courtesy of Bill Nuzum

Fried Potatoes

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 40 min
  • Active: 40 min
  • Yield: 8 to 10 servings
Share This Recipe

Ingredients

Vegetable oil, for frying

5 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 2-inch-by-1/4-inch sticks

5 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 2-inch-by-1/4-inch sticks 

Salt 

Directions

  1. In a large skillet set over medium-high heat, add 1/4 inch oil. When the oil begins to smoke, carefully add one-third of the potatoes and fry until golden brown, 3 to 4 minutes. Using a slotted flat spatula, carefully flip the potatoes over and continue to fry until golden brown, another 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer the fried potatoes to a paper towel-lined plate. Season with salt. Repeat the process with the remaining potatoes. Transfer to a serving platter.

Fudge Factor

Chocolate Desserts

Indulge in our decadent chocolate desserts, from cookies and cakes to puddings, souffles and truffles.

Over-the-Top-Delicious Treats to Satisfy Your Food Obsession

Are you infatuated with ice cream? Do you lust over lobster? Swoon at the sight of chocolate? Here's the best recipe for each food …

Review: Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert's Chocolate Bar Nov 16, 2012

Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert have teamed up with master chocolatier Christopher Curtin to create the "Good & Evil" chocolate b …

Easy Gift Idea: Chocolate-Covered Toffee Feb 7, 2013

Looking for an easy gift idea? Cooking Channel's recipe for Chocolate-Covered Toffee is just the ticket. A touch of coffee in the …

How-To: Chocolate Cream Puffs

Make this classic and elegant French dessert using our step-by-step guide.

The Craziest Chocolate Creations for American Chocolate Week Mar 17, 2013

It’s officially American Chocolate Week. Check out photos of mind-blowing chocolate creations.

How to Make Truffles

Learn how to make a chocolate lover's favorite treat: the classic truffle made from smooth chocolate ganache.

Essentials: Chocolate Basics Sep 1, 2016

Satisfy that chocolate craving in your very own kitchen. All you need is baking chocolate and a little know-how. It also helps to …