Homemade Cajun French Fries
These 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!
Servings 4 servings
- 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
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.
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