Deliciously Crispy Baked Fries

These fries the perfect side to any meal. They also make the best dippers for anyyy sauce. If you guys are like me, I essentially eat fries just so that I can devour sauce. These fries I actually like even on their own! I know, crazy.

They are creamy and soft on the inside with the perfect crispy crust. This is largely due to the coating. I always toss my potatoes with a little bit of whatever GF flour I have on hand. It gives them this delicious crispy crust that holds all the flavour. I’ve seen many baked fry recipes that call for a coating of cornstarch but I’ve found that most gluten-free or grain-free flours do the same trick!

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I’ve made this same recipe with sweet potato fries many times if that’s what you have at home. They are so easy and absolutely fool-proof. No matter what, crispy salty potatoes will always taste amazing. Here we go:

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 tablespoons avocado oil (or another oil with a high smoke point), divided
  • 4-6 russet potatoes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp ground cayenne pepper
  • 2 tbsp cassava flour (could sub arrowroot starch, gluten free flour blend or almond flour)

METHOD

  • Preheat oven to 425F. Grease a large baking sheet with 1.5 tbsp oil. You could also line the sheet with parchment first and then a little oil.
  • Scrub the potatoes then slice them into 1/4-inch-wide sticks. I leave the skin on!
  • In a large bowl, toss the potato sticks with remaining olive oil, sea salt, spices and flour of choice.
  • Spread evenly over baking sheet. Bake in preheated oven on the bottom wrack for about 30 minutes.
  • Move the fries to the top wrack and broil on high for 2 minutes or until golden on top.
  • Remove from oven & enjoy!

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