The Chef’s Trick for Incredibly Crispy, Mouth-Watering Fries

Indulge in the irresistible delight of perfectly crispy homemade fries with this foolproof recipe. Learn the chef’s secret technique of double-cooking, transforming ordinary potatoes into golden, tender delights with a satisfying crunch. Discover the choice of oils, the magic of vinegar, and essential tips for achieving that restaurant-quality crispiness in every bite. Elevate your fry game and treat yourself to a side dish that rivals your favorite fast-food joint.


Potatoes4 medium-sized
Peanut oil (or light vegetable oil)Sufficient for frying
Garlic cloves (optional)A few
White vinegar3 tablespoons
SaltTo taste


  1. Prepare Potatoes:
    • Clean and wash the potatoes.
    • Cut them carefully into medium-sized slices, no thicker than one centimeter, using a mandoline or a sharp knife.
    • Place the potato sticks in a bowl of cold water for 20 minutes to remove excess starch. Pat them dry with a clean towel.
  2. First Cooking Phase:
    • Heat a generous layer of oil in a pan.
    • Add the potato sticks and fry for about 5 minutes until golden brown. Optionally, add a few cloves of garlic for extra flavor.
    • Remove the fries from the pan and place them on kitchen paper to absorb excess oil. Let them cool.
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