Easy Homemade French Fries Recipe

  • Yield: 3
  • Servings: 3-5
  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Cook Time: 40m
  • Ready In: 50m

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

  • Fat

    15 g
  • Protein

    3.4 g
  • Carbohydrate

    41 g
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Easy homemade French fries recipe. Very easy and popular appetizer fried in a deep fryer and served with ketchup. Delicious!

Easy Homemade French Fries Recipe

Makes 3-5 servings

Ingredients: 3 large potatoes, vegetable oil for deep-frying, 1 cup (0.24 liters) water, 1/2 tablespoon (7 ml) salt, 1/4 teaspoon (1 ml) each: chili powder and freshly ground black pepper

Instructions: Using a potato peeler, peel potatoes, and slice into thin slices. Pour the water into a large saucepan. Add sliced potatoes and boil over medium-high heat until they are tender, for about 4-5 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat. Drain boiled potatoes, then wrap them in a piece of cloth to soak up the additional water.

In a frying pan, heat vegetable oil over high heat. Add sliced potatoes and fry until they are perfectly crispy.

Remove french fries from the frying pan and transfer to a serving bowl. Sprinkle with chili powder and ground black pepper. Serve with a ketchup.

Here is another way how to make perfect homemade French fries:

Easy Homemade French Fries Recipe

Ingredients: 1-2 large potatoes, vegetable oil for deep-frying, salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste, a bowl of cold water

Instructions: Peel potatoes and cut into strips. Wash the strips under cold running water, then soak them in a bowl with cold water for 20-25 minutes. Remove soaked potatoes from the water and pat them dry with paper towels.

In a deep fryer, heat vegetable oil to 270º F (135º C). Add potato strips to the hot oil and fry for about 5 minutes.

Remove potato fries from deep fryer and pat with tissue to remove any excess oil. Reheat the oil to 350º F (175º C). Working in batches, fry potatoes in the hot oil until golden brown. Repeat with the remaining potatoes.

Take french fries out and blot with a tissue, removing any traces of oil.

Easy Homemade French Fries Recipe


  • 3 large potatoes, peeled and cut into slices
  • vegetable oil
  • 1 cup (250 ml) water
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


Step 1

Pour the water in a large saucepan. Add sliced potatoes and boil in salted water for 4-5 minutes.

Step 2

Remove saucepan from the heat. Drain boiled potatoes and pat dry with paper towels.

Step 3

Heat vegetable oil in a deep fryer. Add sliced potatoes and fry until crispy.

Step 4

Remove fried potatoes from the deep fryer and transfer to a bowl. Sprinkle withe chili powder and black pepper. Serve with a ketchup.

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