Grosses frites au sel de mer

Large French Fries with Sea Salt

Preparation info
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    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      3 hr 30

Appears in
French Brasserie Cookbook

By Daniel Galmiche

Published 2011

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  • 800 g/1 lb 12 oz floury potatoes, such as Desiree or Maris Piper, peeled and thickly


Bring a large saucepan of salted water to the boil. Cut off both ends of the potatoes, peel them and cut them into large, long chips, about 2cm/¾in thick. Wash them to get rid of any excess starch and drop them into the boiling water for about 6–8 minutes. They should still be quite firm when you take them out. Line a tray with kitchen towel, drain the potatoes carefully, so as not to break the