If people on earth lived as one family, then probably their favorite treat would be French fries. It seems that this fast food won the hearts of many people, regardless of age. He gained popularity in the last century, but still does not give up his position. Even the understanding that this food is of little use does not stop its true fans. Having tried a delicacy at least once in my life, I want to experience such pleasure again.
Especially like the french fries of the younger generation, which thinks little about healthy food. Since they are unlikely to convince of this, it is better to go the other way. Wise housewives cook overseas dish with their own hands no worse than in prestigious cafes. In addition, the product turns out to be much tastier, without chemical additives or dyes that are hazardous to health.
Even if there is no fryer in the household, french fries can be cooked in a pan, in an oven, a slow cooker, and even in a microwave oven.
Delicious crunchy delicacy “Tenderness”
Many consider potatoes to be their second bread. Therefore, it makes a huge number of healthy nutritional dishes, which are already very few people surprised. But home-cooked french fries are truly exclusive treats. And to create it is not at all difficult if there are such products in the house:
- vegetable oil;
- spice set;
Vegetables with a high content of starch, new potatoes and tubers with a green tinge are not suitable for the dish.
When the ingredients are at hand, you can get down to business:
- Peeled potatoes are peeled. Lightly dried or wiped with a paper towel.
- Cut vegetables with elongated bars 1 cm thick.
- Pour vegetable oil into a deep frying pan and heat up until boiling.
- Potatoes are placed in small portions in liquid and boiled until golden brown appears.
- The finished product is sprinkled with salt and spices. Served with mayonnaise or tomato sauce.
As you can see, even an inexperienced cook will be able to cook french fries in a frying pan at home. In addition, this dish does not contain harmful elements and food additives.
Instead of a pan, you can use a cast-iron or aluminum saucepan. The thickness of the walls of the tank should be about half a centimeter.
Crunchy pleasure for a good company.
When a “pleasant surprise” appears in the form of old friends, and there is no suitable treat at home, many people think of crispy french fries. In addition, he quickly prepare.
- vegetable oil;
Some people think about how to make crispy french fries? In fact, everything is simple - for this there is wheat flour.
Simple actions on the way to the goal.
Step # 1.Washed potato tubers are chopped into straws of the same size.
Step # 2.Flour and some salt are poured into a small but deep container. Mix thoroughly. Then each slice is rolled in the prepared mixture, then spread on paper.
Step # 3.Vegetable oil is boiled in a skillet or in a frying pan. Then they take some potato sticks, put them in liquid so that they boil well there.
Step # 4.Put the slices of french fries on a paper dishcloth to remove any grease. Served with garlic or tomato sauce.
For better frying, potatoes are stirred with a wooden spatula, trying to keep the shape of the cubes.
Spicy treat for
households To surprise their households, experienced housewives know how to make french fries at home and give them a few minutes of enjoyment. It is especially tasty in the oven, although it takes more time. But the calorie content of the dish is significantly reduced, because it is prepared without oil. Such a treat attracts the attention of children, vegetarians, losing weight and those who observe the ritual fasting. This flavored product is served with meat or spicy sauce.
There are many different recipes for french fries in the oven, but we will look at the options available.
Low-calorie product without oil
Since nowadays there is quite a lot of food, which contains a large percentage of calories, many find a reasonable way out. They use proven recipes for low-fat foods. Great idea - to cook in the oven french fries without oil. For the dish you need the following set of components:
- 6 potatoes with smooth skin without flaws;
- chicken eggs( 2 pieces);
- seasoning from dry plants;
for the body To make the dish not only tasty, but also beautiful, carefully choose a potato variety. Suitable tubers of oblong shape, without deep grooves or bumps. Well, if they are the same size.
So, first of all, the potatoes are peeled. Then thoroughly washed and spread on a dish to dry. Next - cut the tubers into identical bars of maximum thickness of 1.5 cm.
Proteins are separated from the yolks and whipped with a mixer until strong foam is obtained.
Preheat the oven to a maximum temperature of 180 ° C. Put potatoes on a baking sheet, which are dipped in protein foam. Sprinkle with spices, salt and pepper. Bake about 45 minutes. When a brown rind forms on the bars, the dish is ready. Serve french fries without oil with various sauces, herbs or fresh vegetables.
Delicious appetizer with spices
No doubt, many will like the dish with flavors of various spices, delicious golden crust and delicate taste of "white" vegetable. Having tasted it, you do not have to worry about the figure, but the feeling of hunger will disappear for several hours. Consider an interesting recipe with photos of french fries in the oven.
The following components will be required:
- large-sized potatoes with a smooth skin;
- chicken eggs;
- red pepper powder;
- paprika( dried);
- Italian dry seasonings;
First of all, turn on the oven and heat to 200 ° C. During this period, peel the potatoes and wash thoroughly under running water. Next, lay it on a kitchen towel to leave the remaining liquid. Tubers are chopped into strips, the thickness of which is not less than 1.5 cm and put in a bowl.
Egg whites are whipped with a whisk or a mixer in a small container. Then pour the potatoes, add spices, pepper.
Spread the product on a baking sheet covered with paper. Bake 40 minutes. Potatoes are already salted on a plate, just before serving. Decorated with fresh herbs and vegetable cutting.
Olive french fries
Recently, our compatriots have fallen in love with various oriental spices. They also appreciated the taste of olive oil. If you combine these two components and cook fries in the home in the oven, you get a delicious snack. The dish will require some simple components:
- olive oil;
- Tomato Paste;
The cooking process consists of the following actions:
- Potatoes are washed thoroughly with a moderate stream of water. Remove the peel. Shred the same pieces in the form of bars.
- Abundantly rubbed with salt. Put in a bowl and leave for 15 minutes.
- Olive oil mixed with turmeric, add tomato paste. Stir well. Then the mixture is coated with potatoes and spread on a baking sheet. Sprinkle with cumin on top.
- Preheat the oven to 180 degrees. Set the form with potatoes to the bottom level. Bake for 20 minutes. When time runs out, rearrange the pan in the middle of the oven to form a brown crust.
- Serve a treat in a warm form, decorating with greens and fresh tomatoes.
Check the readiness of the product will help a wooden toothpick. If she walks freely in the potato wedges, the dish can be taken out of the oven.
The original solution is the french fries in the multi-cooker
. If the housewife does not have a deep-fat fryer, but her home loves fast food, she can use the slow cooker. This modern kitchen unit allows you to cook a variety of dishes without much effort. The main thing is to follow the basic rules for using the saucepan and use a proven recipe.
from watermelon peels So, first of all, collect the necessary components, namely:
- vegetable oil;
- lemon for juice;
Next, peeled potatoes are first cut into centimeter plates, and then into identical bars. Dip them in ice water and mark 10 minutes.
After that, lay the product on a clean kitchen towel to remove residual liquid.
Pour vegetable oil into the bowl of the multicooker, run the Baking program for 60 minutes. When it warms up well, put a small portion of potatoes in it. Roast for about 10 minutes, then removed using a skimmer. It is not necessary to close the lid of the bowl, as the product is constantly stirred.
If there is a wire basket in the kit, it is much more convenient to put vegetables in the oil in it.
Potatoes spread on paper napkin, and then dipped again in hot liquid, for re-frying. It lasts no more than 2 minutes.
While the potatoes are cooling, prepare the sauce. Chopped garlic, lemon juice, chopped greens and grated cucumber are added to a glass of yogurt. Mix and place in a cold place. Served in a small bowl as a piquant addition to the snack.
Fried potatoes cooked in a slow cooker, spread on a plate and salted. If desired, decorate with greens, season with spices and serve as a crispy snack.