Fried Potato Wedges


Spicy fried potato wedges — sliced thinly and crisped to perfection.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins


  • 4 cups vegetable oil for frying

  • 5 small russet potatoes

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons chili powder

  • 2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules

  • 2 teaspoons paprika

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper

  • 1 cup milk


  1. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Slice potatoes into 16 wedges.

  3. Combine flour, chili powder, chicken bouillon, paprika, black pepper, and cayenne in a 1-gallon resealable plastic bag.

  4. Dip potato wedges in milk, then shake them in the flour mixture. Fry in the hot oil until golden brown, 5 to 6 minutes per batch. Let drain on paper towels.


For larger wedges, cut potatoes into 8 wedges and fry for longer.

Editor's Notes:

We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. Amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and specific type of oil used.

Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of dredging ingredients. The actual amount consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

412 Calories
19g Fat
53g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 412
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 25%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 191mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 35mg 177%
Calcium 90mg 7%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 872mg 19%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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