What better to go with my Baby Cajun Burgers than some Homemade Cajun Fries. I developed a simple and completely irresistible recipe that you can whip up this afternoon if you’d like.
Grab yourself a couple of nice potatoes and get going, these are too good to pass up 🙂
Here are the spices I use for my Cajun seasoning recipe.
Here you have them. Give them a nice mix.
Time to break out the potatoes.
Cut off all ends creating a rectangle. Cut potatoes into strip as photographed. Place potatoes into a bowl of sugar water and soak for 30 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel lined plate to dry for 5 minutes.
Heat oil to 350 degrees F.
Carefully drop potatoes into hot oil, and fry for 2 to 3 minutes, transfer to paper towel lined plate.
Shortly before serving, fry a second time and transfer to paper towel lined plate.
Right after 2nd fry, sprinkle with pinches of Cajun seasonings.
Homemade Cajun French Fries
Canola Oil, enough to fill pot with 3 inches of oil
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon dried Oregano
2 large russet potatoes
2 cups cold water
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1. Heat oil in Dutch oven or large pot until temperature reaches 350 degrees F.
2. Place cajun seasonings into small bowl and mix to combine.
3. Cut potatoes into desired thickness. Place water and sugar into a large bowl, mixing until dissolved. Transfer potatoes into water and soak for 30 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel lined plate to dry, 5 minutes.
4. Carefully drop potatoes into oil and fry until golden, for 2 to 3 minutes. Remove and transfer to a paper towel lined plate. Right before serving, fry potatoes a second time for 2 to 3 minutes. Remove and transfer to a paper towel lined plate. Immediately sprinkle with pinches of Cajun seasoning. Serve immediately.
Makes 2 to 4 servings
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