Perfectly Crispy Vegan Oven Baked Fries

January 12, 2021
Sometimes you're just hit with savory cravings and nothing else will do. Hand cut french fries in a simple homemade spice mix are easy, delicious, and hit the spot. With a couple of tricks, you'll learn how to make potato fries that always have the perfect crunch. This makes a great side dish or snack that everyone will enjoy.
homemade vegan french fries on a picnic table

Perfectly Crispy Vegan Oven Baked Fries

Recipe Type: Allergen Free Appetizers
utensils YIELDS 2-4 servings
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  • 4 large or 8-10 small Potatoes
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1 tsp Basil
  • 1 tsp Rosemary
  • 1 tsp Salt
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1. Preheat oven to 200°C (400°F).

2. Scrub all potatoes and slice into french fries. I suggest using Agria, Maris Piper, russet, or any other floury potato for the best texture. You’ll want to keep these pretty narrow rather than chunky to ensure they crisp up well.

3. Mix all herbs and spices together. Stir in potatoes until evenly coated.

4. Line a shallow tray with baking paper. Spread the potatoes in one layer and leave a little space between them. Use two trays if you have to – if they pile on top of each other, they won’t turn out crispy.

5. Bake for 15-20 minutes until golden brown with crunchy bits. Turn them over halfway through to ensure an even crunch. Leave for 1-2 more minutes to get even crispier. They’re ready to serve. Enjoy! 😊

Also by Debbie: Mushroom Sticky Rice (Lo Mai Gai)

Vegan Mini Pancake Cereal

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Photo: Debbie Tan

Debbie was born in Malaysia and grew up in New Zealand. She loves writing, musicals, and living a plant based life. A digital marketer by day, she is also passionate about visual storytelling. She hopes to show that living a more sustainable and compassionate lifestyle can be simple and fun! Debbie has volunteered for social and environmental causes over the years, and interviewed Dr Jane Goodall on her 2018 world tour. Visit her Instagram @debbietan96 for snaps of delicious food and plants, and YouTube for music.


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