All American Bourbon Fries

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We’ve soaked onions in beer and now, how about french fries in bourbon? Yep – Those long strips of fried potato become all American in this recipe that soaks them in bourbon first!

Here’s How to Do it:

Cut the potatoes into strips lengthwise, about 3/8 inch thick.

Place the potatoes in a large bowl with 1 teaspoon of salt, 1 teaspoon McCormick’s grill mates, Brown sugar and bourbon (nope, this isn’t a sponsored post – I just love this stuff!!), 1-1/2 cups water and 1/2 cup bourbon. Let soak for about 2 hours.

Dry the fries on paper towels. While they are drying mix 1/2 cup flour with the remaining salt and grill mates along with a pinch of powdered malt vinegar (optional).

Dredge the potatoes in the flour mixture

then fry until they are a golden brown.

Drain and dust with a little more seasoning.

Eat them now or keep them warm in the oven in a single layer.

All American Bourbon Fries

Those long strips of fried potato become all American in this recipe that soaks them in bourbon first!

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bourbon, fried, fries, potatoes
Servings: 2 people
Author: HelenFern
Ingredients
  • 2 large yellow potatoes
  • 1-3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick's Grill Mates - Brown Sugar Bourbon
  • 1-1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup bourbon
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • pinch malt vinegar powder, optional
Instructions
  1. Cut the potatoes into strips lengthwise, about 3/8 inch thick.

  2. Place the potatoes in a large bowl with 1 teaspoon of salt, 1 teaspoon McCormick's grill mates, Brown sugar and bourbon (nope, this isn't a sponsored post - I just love this stuff!!), 1-1/2 cups water and 1/2 cup bourbon. Let soak for about 2 hours.

  3. Dry the fries on paper towels. While they are drying mix 1/2 cup flour with the remaining salt and grill mates along with a pinch of powdered malt vinegar (optional).

  4. Dredge the potatoes in the flour mixture then fry until they are a golden brown. Drain and dust with a little more seasoning. Eat them now or keep them warm in the oven in a single layer.

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6 Responses to All American Bourbon Fries

  1. Wait… you marinate potatoes to make chips? Wow! That’s something I’ve never done! How exciting! and there’s such a thing as powdered vinegar? Oh my! So glad you shared these at Fiesta Friday!

  2. I never met a french fry I didn’t like. I have I feeling I am going to love this recipe. Thanks for sharing at the Snickerdoodle Create Bake Make Party.

  3. Teresa says:

    This is certainly original. I’ve never had fries like this before, but I sure want to give them a try.
    Thank you for sharing at The Really Crafty Link party. Pinned.

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