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Oven French Fries

Rated as 3.4 out of 5 Stars

"We know it sounds crazy, but these homemade fries really are light. Shared by Margaret Taylor of Salem, Missouri, they offer a surprisingly crisp texture and a flavor you'll both enjoy."
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Ingredients

45 m servings
Original recipe yields 2 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large bowl, combine the cornstarch, water and soy sauce until smooth. Add potatoes; cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  2. Drain potatoes and pat dry on paper towels. Toss potatoes with oil and sprinkle with salt. Place on a baking sheet coated with nonstick cooking spray. Bake at 375 degrees F for 15 minutes. Turn; bake 15-20 minutes longer or until tender and golden brown.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: 3/4 cup equals 167 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 457 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.

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These are easy and tasty - my daughter's 'home fry expert' friend thought they were the best she's ever had! Pretty high praise for an eight-year-old. I really like them too - I think there's ...

Most helpful critical review

If you cook these at 375 degrees they will come out greasy. Oven needs to be HOT to keep the oil on the surface and not absorbed by the potato - I cook mine at 450 and they are crisp on the out...

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If you cook these at 375 degrees they will come out greasy. Oven needs to be HOT to keep the oil on the surface and not absorbed by the potato - I cook mine at 450 and they are crisp on the out...

A lot of extra work for nothing special. I didn't notice any difference after them soaking in the water/soy sauce/cornstarch mixture compared to other baked french frie recipes.

These are easy and tasty - my daughter's 'home fry expert' friend thought they were the best she's ever had! Pretty high praise for an eight-year-old. I really like them too - I think there's ...

These were very greasy and bland. Definately nothing special and not worth the extra time it takes to soak them.

This is my 1st try making home made fries.... YUM!! I had to use peanut oil as I'd just run out of olive oil. I also used fresh ground sea salt. As the recipe states to continue cooking until go...

For alternative french "fries" that don't require frying, I think these are great. Thanks for sharing.

These didn't work for me & the family didn't care for them. They were limp and oily; maybe even undercooked at this time/temp. We like things spicy, so instead of just salt, I used my homemade n...

i skipped the marinade part and just baked them on greased aluminum foil until they were brown like fries. dunked each one in ketchup. they were every bit as delicious as regular fries cooked ...

I made these for the first time today for lunch. My wife and I loved them, I did make a few changes. I soak them a they said to but I just had them sitting on the counter, and every 20 mins gave...