Crispy Fries


Ingredients:
1 kilo potatoes, washed
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon dried basil flakes
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon paprika
3/4 cup water
vegetable oil for frying

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Cut potatoes into thin slices, then place into ice cold water.
2. In a bowl, combine flour, garlic powder, basil flakes, salt and paprika then mix until well combined.
3. Sifted then add water and stir until well blended. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a deep pan, heat oil. Dip potato slices into flour mixture one at a time.
2. Fry until golden brown and crispy. Remove and drain on paper towels.
3. Repeat for the remaining slices. Place fries into serving bowl then garnish with parsley.
4. Serve with favorite dipping sauce.

Oven-Baked Potato Wedges

Filipino Style Recipe: Oven-Baked Potato Wedges is simple yet delicious potato dish. This is a good alternative to fries and can be served as side dish or as snack along with your favorite dipping sauce.

Estimated time of preparation: 15 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 30 minutes

Ingredients:
4 medium-sized unpeeled potatoes, cleaned
1 raw egg, beaten
6 tablespoons olive oil

Dry Mixture:
3 tablespoons cornstarch/cornflour
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper or paprika
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
salt and ground pepper to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine dry mixture then mix until well combined. Set aside.
2.Prepare beaten egg into a separate bowl.
3. Dip potato wedges in beaten eggs then dredge into dry mixture to coat.
4. Repeat for the remaining pieces.

Part 2
1. In a baking pan, arrange potato wedges then drizzle with olive oil.
2. Bake in a preheated oven at 425 degrees Fahrenheit for 30 minutes or until golden brown and crispy on the outside.
3. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce.

Baked Kamote Fries

Filipino Style Recipe: Baked kamote fries is a popular snack that consists of slices of sweet potatoes. The sweet potatoes coated in cornstarch then seasoned with olive oil, cayenne and salt. Baked in a preheat oven for 30 minutes or until browned and crisp then serve as snack, appetizer or side dish.

Estimated time of preparation: 15 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 30 minutes(plus cooling time)
Good for 4-6 servings

Ingredients:
3 large-sized sweet potatoes(kamote), peeled and cut into slices
1/2 cup cornstarch
4 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon cayenne powder

Procedures:
1. In a large bowl, combine potatoes and cornstarch then stir to coat evenly. Strain to remove excess cornstarch.
2. In a separate bowl, combine potatoes, olive oil, cayenne and salt then toss to coat evenly.
3. Arrange in grease baking sheet then bake in a preheated oven over 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 30 minutes. (15 minutes each side or until browned).
4. Turn off the heat then let it cool inside the oven for another 15 minutes. Serve with dipping sauce.

Potato Chips

Filipino Style Recipe: Potato chip is a popular snack that consists of thin slices of potatoes. The chips deep fried until golden brown and crispy. The basic potato chips are seasoned with salt; other varieties are flavored in cheese, herbs, sour cream and other seasonings. This is commonly served as snack, appetizer or side dish.

Estimated time of preparation: 15 minutes(plus soaking time)
Estimated time of cooking: 15 minutes
Good for 4-6 servings

Ingredients:
6 pieces potatoes, cleaned
cold water
salt to taste
cooking oil for frying

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a large container, pour cold water then add a dash of salt. Stir until dissolve.
2. Using a slicer, slice the potatoes into thin slices then soak them in cold salted water for an hour.
3. Pat the potatoes very dry with paper towels.

Part 2
1. In a frying pan, heat oil then deep fry potatoes until golden brown and crispy.
2. Drain on paper towels then sprinkle with salt. Transfer to serving bowl then serve with your favorite dip.