Pommes Frites

French-Fried or Deep-Fried Potatoes

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      30 min

Appears in
The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Cuisine

By French Culinary Institute

Published 2021

  • About


  • 500 grams (1 pound, ounces) russet potatoes
  • 1


Prepare your mise en place.

Using a vegetable peeler, peel the potatoes. Rinse them and place them in a bowl with cold water to cover.

Using a chef’s knife or a mandoline, cut the potatoes into sticks 7 x 8 millimeters square (2¾ x 5/16 inches).

Rinse the cut potatoes in cold running water and pat dry.

Heat the oil in a deep-fat fryer over medium–high heat