I don't know how many times I've tried to bake potato wedges or sticks do end up with a soggy mess. How to you get the crispiness of deep-fried french fries in the oven? Gwyneth Paltrow's trick is to soak the potato slices in ice cold water before baking! Sure enough...it works...everytime. This is my new favorite side dish for black bean or Turkey Burgers. Serve with some Sriracha Ketchup to heat it up.
-2-3 large russet potatoes (you can peel if you want)
-2 Tbsp olive oil
-1 Tbsp sea salt
-parchment paper to help prevent sticking
-large bowl of ice water
First, slice your potatoes into 1/2 inch discs and then again to make 1/2 inch sticks. Also, preheat your oven to 450 degrees.
Place the fries in a large bowl of ice water and let soak for at least 10 minutes.
Drain the water from the fries and throughly pat dry with paper towels. Drizzle and toss with 2 Tbsp olive oil and 1 Tbsp sea salt. Place on a baking sheet lined with the parchment paper and bake for 25 mins turning the fries a couple of times throughout.
Perfectly crisp french fries...everytime!