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French Fries

Pommes Frites

Pommes Frites are crispy, crunchy, salty, potatoey goodness. What are frites? Let me be the first to tell you they also go by French Fries!
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American, French
Keyword frites, pomme frites, pommes frites
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 247kcal
Author Lauren's Latest


  • 2 quarts peanut oil
  • 4 large baking potatoes
  • salt


  • Peel potatoes and slice into fry shapes.  
  • Place into a bowl of very cold water and sit anywhere from 2-24 hours. Drain and pat dry with paper towels.
  • Heat peanut oil to 300 degrees approximately. Fry potatoes until tender on the inside but not brown. Drain on fresh paper towels.
  • Increase oil temperature to 400 degrees approximately and cook fries in batches until brown and crispy. Place onto fresh paper towels and sprinkle with salt. Serve immediately.


Calories: 247kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 10g | Sodium: 42mg | Potassium: 1759mg | Fiber: 10g | Vitamin C: 48.6mg | Calcium: 128mg | Iron: 13.8mg