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Old 10-31-2008, 02:26 PM   #1
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Tastes like McDonald's fries

Tastes like McDonalds fries & cheaper than buying them!


Dissolve 1/3 cup of sugar in 2 cups of warm water. Place two large potatoes (peeled and cut fry size) and let set 15 to 30 minutes. Heat deep fryer to 350 degrees. Remove potatoes from water and dry off all excess water. Cook potatoes for one minute and remove. Allow oil to go back up to 350 degrees then place potatoes back in oil and cook until golden brown. Remove from oil, drain and salt to taste. (Even though they tastes good just like that I have a fry salt that I use which I mixed garlic pepper seasoning, sea salt, paprika and cayenne to taste)

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Old 10-31-2008, 02:28 PM   #2
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NICE!

What I wanna know is how to make fries like Burger King. The SUPER crispy ones!

How you crisp so good BK?!?!?!
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Old 10-31-2008, 04:20 PM   #3
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Goes to show that everything we like in this world contains either SUGAR or FAT. Life isn't fair.
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Old 10-31-2008, 10:45 PM   #4
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NICE!

What I wanna know is how to make fries like Burger King. The SUPER crispy ones!

How you crisp so good BK?!?!?!
They use a potato based starch to coat the fries.
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Old 02-10-2009, 04:58 PM   #5
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Thanks, Squeaker - going to try your version soon.
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Old 03-01-2009, 04:58 AM   #6
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Tastes like McDonalds fries & cheaper than buying them!
Does that mean they're cold, hard, and inedible?

I'm sorry, I couldn't resist. I remember the last time I went to McDonald's (back in 2001) I ended up with fries that were cold and hard. The next time I went, it happened again. I stopped going there. Burger King was always my first love anyways.

But I'm going to give this recipe a try.
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Old 04-09-2009, 09:31 AM   #7
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Yummy, I can't wait to try this simple recipe. We're having burgers tonight so this is perfect.
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Goes to show that everything we like in this world contains either SUGAR or FAT. Life isn't fair.

Quoted for truth....
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Old 04-16-2009, 03:12 PM   #9
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What kind of oil did you use?
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From what I understand, the unique flavor of McDonald's fries is from a beef flavoring. I believe they used to use beef tallow instead of vegetable oil and when the pressure came down on them for health reasons, they switched to a beef flavoring and vegetable oil.

It's been a few years since I read the article.
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