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French Fried Potatoes

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  Baking potatoes 8 Medium
  Fat 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For deep frying)
  Salt To Taste

Peel potatoes and cut into strips lengthwise (about 3/8-inch thick).
Drop strips into ice water and let stand 1 hour, adding more ice cubes as needed.
Drain and dry well with paper towelling.
Heat fat to 375 degrees.
Fry potatoes a handful at a time, cooking only until very lightly browned.
Separate and turn potatoes with a long-handled fork.
Drain well on paper towelling.
Fry potatoes a second time just before serving time.
Fry until golden this time, about 5 minutes.
Sprinkle with salt and serve immediately.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1477 Calories from Fat 393

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 44 g67.1%

Saturated Fat 13 g64.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 36.2 mg12.1%

Sodium 456.8 mg19%

Total Carbohydrates 250 g83.4%

Dietary Fiber 18 g72%

Sugars 8.6 g

Protein 30 g59.2%

Vitamin A 0.3% Vitamin C 131.5%

Calcium 18% Iron 66.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

French Fried Potatoes Recipe