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  • Delicious Oven-Baked French Fries

Oven baking makes these french fries lower in fat and still crispy.

Recipe Source: Stay Young At Heart


  • 4 large potatoes (2 lbs)

  • 8 C ice water

  • 1 tsp garlic powder

  • 1 tsp onion powder

  • ¼ tsp salt

  • 1 tsp white pepper

  • ¼ tsp allspice

  • 1 tsp hot pepper flakes

  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil

calories 238
Total fat 4 g
Saturated fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 163 mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 1
    Scrub potatoes and cut them into long ½-inch strips. Place the strips in the ice water, cover, and chill for 1 hour or longer.

  • 2
    Remove potato strips and dry them thoroughly. Preheat oven to 475 °F.

  • 3
    Place garlic powder, onion powder, salt, white pepper, allspice, and pepper flakes in a plastic bag. Toss the potato strips in the spice mixture.

  • 4
    Put the potato strips in a shallow baking pan, and brush them with oil.

  • 5
    Cover the baking pan with aluminum foil, and bake at 475 °F for 15 minutes.

  • 6
    Remove the foil, and continue baking, uncovered, for an additional 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Turn fries occasionally to brown on all sides.

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