Lime Salt French Fries

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I love lime, I love salt and I love french fries, so this is a good situation here. Making fries at home is so easy, and always make for a special night because they are oh so…..carby. The lime salt takes the french fry experience from a 10 to a 11. (Thanks Jason Diamond)

I sprinkled some rosemary on top, It was a good decision. Enjoy!

You will need:

For the salt:

1 lime

2 Tablespoons of kosher salt

For the Fries:

1, 5lb bag of russet potatoes washed and peeled

1 small pan filled half way with canola oil

1 paper bag

The lime salt:

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Squeeze one whole lime into the kosher salt and mix it up. Let it sit while your frying up the potatoes.

The Potatoes:

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Wash and peel your potatoes, this makes A LOT of fries. Although if your anything like me you don’t eat fries one at a time, its more like a handful at a time. So do what you like. 5 lb bag worked for me.

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I have a french fry maker, yay! If you do not you can cut by hand, tedious, but not impossible.

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Have your potatoes all ready to go. Start heating your oil at this point

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Put two layers of paper bag on top of a plate. When your done frying the potatoes put them on this. Trust me here, there will be lots of grease flying around and this will absorb it.

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When the oil is hot enough it should sizzle and pop like this ^ toss a small amount of fries in! It will be tempting to put a lot in at once, but if you do the fries wont be golden they will stay white and lack the crunch. So suck it up and do about a handful at a time.

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Once golden like this, toss on the brown paper bag and sprinkle with a little lime salt.

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MMMM toss them around make sure they are salty enough. I got super excited about the lime salt and went balls out tossing it all in. They were preeeettttty dang salty, I’d chill out a little next time. I must say they were to good to spoil with ketchup, but to each their own!

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