Takeaway chips recipe: Make your own McDonalds/Fast food style fries

Make your own McDonalds (or generic fast food) style fries/chips with this home made takeaway style chip recipe and how to.


To make 1 serving

  • Potatoes
  • Oil
  • Salt

How to make your own McDonalds fries

  1. Scrub the potoatoes clean!
  2. Peel (you may choose not to do this if you prefer)
  3. Cut into very narrow and thin chips.
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  5. Boil the chips in a pan for a couple of minutes before draining and drying.
  6. You can then refrigerate them here for later or use them straight away.
  7. Assuming you don’t have a deep fat fryer, fill a small frying pan with sunflower oil about a half a centimetre deep over a high heat.
  8. Once hot, add in a handful of chips. Beware of the hot oil spitting.
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  10. Move the chips around the oil and allow to cook for a few minutes (should take no more than five) or until golden brown and crispy.
  11. Remove the chips with a slotted spoon, fork or spatula (so as to leave the oil) and dry on a paper towel.
  12. Repeat with more handfuls of chips until you’ve cooked as many as you want!
  13. Season with salt to serve.

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