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Homemade Cajun French Fries

TheseĀ Homemade Cajun French Fries are warm, crispy, perfectly seasoned and easy to make at home. They're the perfect side dish for a barbeque day!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 153kcal
Author Jenny

Equipment

Ingredients

Cajun Seasoning

  • 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

Sugar water

  • 2 cups cold water
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar

Instructions

  • Heat oil in Dutch oven or large pot until temperature reaches 350 degrees F.
  • Place cajun seasonings into small bowl and mix to combine.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Nutrition

Calories: 153kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 2g | Sodium: 303mg | Potassium: 455mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 245IU | Vitamin C: 6.1mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1.1mg