Betty's Seasoned Hot and Spicy French Fries

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Aug. 07, 2013

In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Seasoned Hot and Spicy French Fries. These are great with a grilled steak or burgeralso a terrific Super Bowl party dish!


Russet potato/White potato 2 , peeled and sliced (as needed)
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon (as needed)
Fine dry bread crumbs 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (as needed)
Peanut oil 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For deep frying, as needed)
For egg wash
Eggs 2
Water 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
For spice mix
Seasoned pepper/Freshly ground black pepper 1 Tablespoon
Ground cayenne pepper 1/4 Teaspoon
Ground sea salt To Taste



1. In a pot place sliced potatoes and pour water, just enough water to cover them. Add salt and bring to boil over high heat. Reduce heat and cook about 5 minutes or until partially tender.

2. Drain, rinse under cold water, and pat dry with paper towel. Cover potatoes with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to fry.


3. On a rack over a tray, place sliced potatoes and coat them with cornstarch.

4. Make an egg wash by lightly beating eggs and water.

5. Make spice mix by combining seasoned pepper, ground cayenne pepper, and sea salt.

6. In a shallow bowl, place bread crumbs and set aside.

7. Now, dip potato pieces, a little at a time in egg wash and sprinkle with spice mix. Roll in breadcrumb and coat well.

8. In a pot, heat 1 inch peanut oil to 350 degree F.

9. Drop coated pieces of potato in hot oil and cook until golden. Fry in batches. Remove from pot and place on paper towel to drain.


10. Serve with ketchup and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 200Calories from Fat 76

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 679 mg28.29%

Total Carbohydrates 25 g8.3%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet