Crispy Fries – Learn Ways To Make Them

 If most of the time your fries don't turn out the way you want, it's because you are doing something wrong. There are a few tricks to getting crispy fries in a few simple steps.

Crispy fries are a delicacy we all love. However, very often they do not come out properly, for example, they are stuck with oil or rubbery. These are fat-dripping, with a soft texture and no ruddy crust, unpleasant to the palate. That's why today we're going to share a few tricks to keep your crispy fries always perfect.

The potato is one of the most grown products in the world after rice. It is very nutritious and recommended by many nutritionists, as long as we eat it in moderation. Among its most outstanding properties, let's mention just some

  • It helps to lose weight due to the high content of complex carbohydrates.
  • It is rich in vitamin B6, which controls the levels of the stress hormone cortisol.
  • It improves mental functions as it contains large amounts of iron, magnesium, and copper.
  • Speeds up digestion due to the high content of dietary fiber.

In Step to health, we'll teach you a few tricks or ways to give your potatoes that crunchy texture that we love so much. Learn how to make crispy fries in a few simple steps using the techniques below.

How to make crispy fries?

Method # 1

One way to make fries crispy is to freeze them.  In fact, it is one of the tricks most used in most restaurants due to its extreme practicality.


  • 4 large potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons of salt (30 g)
  • ½ cup of olive oil (125 ml)
  • 1 plastic bag or wrapping paper
  • 1 large pan


  1. First, wash, peel and cut the potatoes into sticks.
  2. Then put the potatoes in a plastic bag or wrapping paper and freeze for at least 1 hour.
  3. After this time, remove them from the freezer and heat the oil in a frying pan.
  4. Then fry the potatoes until they are completely golden.
  5. Finally, remove from the pan, cool, and add salt to taste. Your family will love these delicious Crispy Fries.

Method # 2

Peanut oil is an ingredient that is widely used in some cuisines. It is used for frying or deep-frying. It is also used to impart a mild nutty flavor to some dishes.

In addition, it is ideal for French fries as it keeps the potatoes perfectly crispy.


  • 4 large potatoes
  • 1 cup peanut oil (250 ml)
  • 2 tablespoons salt (30 g)
  • 1 pan or large pot


  1. For crispy fries, peel the potatoes cut them into sticks and wash them well to remove excess starch.
  2. Then heat the peanut oil in a frying pan over medium heat and add the potatoes.
  3. Fry for 2 or 3 minutes, drain and cool. Then put them in a bag and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  4. After this time, remove the potatoes and fry them again until they are completely golden.
  5. Finally, add salt, stir, cool a little and serve.

 Method # 3

One piece of information that may help you in the future is that wheat flour or corn starch are essential ingredients to give your food a crispy texture during frying. Take advantage of these properties.


  • 1 cup of plain flour or cornstarch (120 g)
  • 4 large potatoes (800 g)
  • 1 cup of olive oil (250 ml)
  • 2 tablespoons of salt (30 g)
  • 1 large pan


  1. First, peel, slice, and wash the potatoes. This time, they can even be thick stakes, like the flour you add will do all the work.
  2. Then sprinkle flour or cornstarch on a plate and coat each potato pillar in it.
  3. Then heat the olive oil in a pan and add the potatoes after it is warm.
  4. Finally, let them brown nicely, then remove them from the pan and let them dry for a while on tissue paper to absorb excess fat. Add salt, and then serve up those extra-crispy fries.

Method # 4

Salt is another of the many cooking techniques to make certain foods, including French fries, crispy. On this occasion, you can also use the ingredients listed in any of the previous ways.
  1. First, peel, slice, and wash the potatoes. Soak them in a little water for at least 5 minutes.
  2. You must drain the potatoes well afterward, as you risk getting burned during frying as the fat will splash when it comes into contact with the water.
  3. Then put them on a plate and sprinkle a little salt before frying.
  4. Now heat the fat in a frying pan or pot with a thick bottom and add the potatoes. Fry the fries until golden brown.
  5. Finally, take them off heat, let them drain for a while, but don't let them cool down as salt can make them soft.

  6. Rest assured, they will be the best crispy fries you can make.

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