Crispy Oven Baked French Fries

Crispy Oven Baked French Fries || PasstheSushi.comWhat goes with the perfect char-grilled piece of meat as good as crispy perfect fries? The problem is, how do you get those perfect fries at home? I have tried over and over again with my big pot of heavy oil and bags and bags of various brands and hand cut fries trying to get that Five-Guys crunch.

I have finally found the solution.

And the great news? They aren’t even fried. These little bites of perfection are crispy oven baked french fries. Yep, you read it, oven baked. Who knew fries could be this easy? Kiss the deep fryer behind.

Crispy Oven Baked French Fries ||

Crispy Oven Baked French Fries

Crispy Oven Baked French Fries


  • 4 to 5 russet potatoes
  • 6 tbs vegetable oil
  • 1 tbs cornstarch
  • 1 teas salt, plus more for seasoning


Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F and place rack on the lowest position.

Peel the potatoes and slice them into 1/2" thick slices. Place in a large microwave safe bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Heat for 3 to 5 minutes, tossing half way through until soft and edges are slightly translucent.

Remove the potatoes from the bowl and pat dry.

Coat a heavy duty rimmed aluminum baking pan with 5 tbs vegetable oil. Place in the oven 5 to 7 minutes, until the oil just starts to smoke.

Meanwhile, whisk 1 tbs vegetable oil with salt and cornstarch in a small bowl. Toss the potatoes with the cornstarch mixture and carefully arrange on the oil coated baking sheet.

Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, flipping half way through baking.

Remove from oven and place fries on a paper towel lined plate to drain. Sprinkle with additional salt if desired and serve.

Adapted From

Cooks Country

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  1. Carolyn @ Cabot says

    These are perfect and would be great paired with ANY and all of the burgers from #burgermonth!~Carolyn @ Cabot

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