Campfire french fries

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PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

35 min

* PLUS Serves: 6
Campfire french fries

Campfire fries. Photo, Roberto Caruso.

Whether you're on a camping trip, or in the mood to cook outside, these fries are best done over a hot fire.


Ingredients

  • 3 to 4 cups canola oil
  • 3 large russet potatoes , sliced into 1/2-in. slices
  • 1 large white onion , cut into 1/2-in. slices
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp garlic salt
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Instructions

  • SLICE 3 large russet potatoes into 1/2-in. slices. Cut 1 large white onion into 1/2-in. slices.
  • FILL a large pot with 3 to 4 cups canola oil until 1-in. deep. Heat over medium until it reaches 375F on a candy thermometer. Add half the potatoes, then half the onion. Do not crowd pan. Fry, stirring occasionally, until golden and crispy, 12 to 15 min. Remove using a strainer and drain on paper towels. Transfer to a large bowl. Repeat with remaining potatoes and onions.
  • TOSS fries and onions with 1 tsp Italian seasoning and 1/4 tsp each garlic salt and salt until coated.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 218,
  • Protein
  • 5 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 41 g,
  • Fat
  • 5 g,
  • Fibre
  • 4 g,
  • Sodium
  • 124 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • Vitamin C