How To Cook Perfect Restaurant-Style French Fries

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Posted on

24 June 2017

video credit: Recipe30/YouTube

Bad days are best forgotten over a hot basket of French fries.

These heavenly deep-fried potatoes are God's way of telling his chosen people to kick back and have some unapologetic FUN.

Although the origin of the fry is somewhat of a mystery (they’re definitely not French), their presence in the culinary world is a fine example of quintessential fast food. From the smallest take-outs to Michelin-star restaurants, there’s hardly any place that can survive without them.

So obviously, the question on every fast-food addict mind (yes, that’s us) is what exactly makes for a perfect fry?

There's that crisp exterior — for sure. Not greasy or soggy. Then, the soft, fluffy interior, filled with a potato that's cooked through but not dried out or raw-tasting.

The colour also comes into play — the best fries have that mouthwatering golden-brown hue. When all of these elements come together, they create the perfect fry, no condiments necessary.

Hungry much? Watch this video by YouTube channel Recipe 30 where Chef Joel Mielle demonstrates us how to make a heavenly basket of French fries — restaurant-style.

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