This is an easy way to make savory, spicy steak fries. The cayenne pepper helps the fries crisp just perfectly. Make sure not to overcook or they will be too crispy. Otherwise, this recipe gives you a crispy outside and soft inside to the fries.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
30 mins
total:
40 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).

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  • Cut potatoes in half lengthwise. Continue cutting slices in half until only thin wedges remain.

  • Combine wedges, oil, cayenne, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Transfer to a large baking dish, making sure no fries overlap.

  • Bake in the preheated oven, flipping once, until golden brown, 30 to 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

420 calories; protein 8.1g; carbohydrates 67.8g; fat 14.6g; sodium 1768.4mg. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 4 stars
03/24/2020
I like me some spicy but 3 tablespoon of cayenne to 4 potatoes has got to be a mistake. 3 tablespoons of cayenne would be too hot for an entire 10 pound bag of potatoes. I used 1 teaspoon and these were VERY spicy. This recipe has potential but with some tweaks. Tread lightly with the cayenne.... Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
07/30/2020
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Rating: 4 stars
03/24/2020
I like me some spicy but 3 tablespoon of cayenne to 4 potatoes has got to be a mistake. 3 tablespoons of cayenne would be too hot for an entire 10 pound bag of potatoes. I used 1 teaspoon and these were VERY spicy. This recipe has potential but with some tweaks. Tread lightly with the cayenne.... Read More
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