Introduction: How to Make Mc Donald's French Fries

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This instructable will teach you how to perfect the Mc donalds french fries from scratch.

Step 1: You Will Have to Have....

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Ingredients

1) potatoes

2) vegetable oil or sunflower oil

3) salt

4) kitchen paper towel (kitchen tissue paper)

5) water

Tools

1) knife

2) vegetable peeler

3) frying pan

Step 2: Prepare Potatoes

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Wash the potatoes thoroughly and peel them with a vegetable peeler.

Step 3: Trick of Cutting Potatoes

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This trick will help you to cut the potatoes so that the cuts are all even like the mc donald's french fries.

Hold the potato vertically . start by cutting it vertically from one side , just make cuts till the end so that the cut piece still hangs on to the potato.

After you have finished making single slices now hold the potato vertically and cut it perpendicular to the first cuts what you had made .

Now you will have the desired cuts still hanging on to the potato, so just remove them with a knife.

Step 4: Prepare to Cook

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Put the potatoes in a vessel, add a teaspoon of salt and add water to it so that the potatoes are almost covered with water.

Step 5: Cook the Potatoes

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cook the potatoes for 7 minutes on medium heat , stir occasionally so that u make sure that the potatoes dont become soft .

this process is to cook the outer starch layer of the potato so when the cooked starch is fried they add an outer crispy layer.

Step 6: Prepare the Potatoes to Fry

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After 7 minutes of cooking drain the water from the vessel . be careful it will be steaming hot .

Take some paper towel (tissue paper) and spread it on a plate .

Put the cooked potatoes on the tissue paper so that the water is absorbed, you can put another layer of tissue paper on top of the potatoes.

Step 7: Prepare the Oil

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Take 10 table spoons of vegetable or sunflower oil and add it to the frying pan.

heat the oil for 4 minutes on medium flame.

To check if the oil is heated or not , take a small chunk of potato and slowly drop it into the oil . if the oil is adequately heated it creates spontaneous air bubbles.

Step 8: Fry the Potatoes

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Take 20-25 pieces at a time and slowly drop them in the oil all at once. fry them for 2 to 3 minutes or until they look like the mc donald's french fries.

Step 9: Take Them Out

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Take a plate and spread tissue paper on it.

when the fries are done take them out of the oil and put them on the tissue paper. this will get rid off the excess oil.

Step 10: Final Touches

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Once you have fried all the potatoes take them out of the tissue paper and put them on a plate , if you want sprinkle some salt on top of it and serve with tomato ketchup. you are done!

Comments

MooMeat42 (author)2014-08-20

lol you mean 5 tablespoons of salt

Yeah I was gonna say the same, he probably hasn't been to an American McD's before...

dyl-123 (author)Brutus Ultimatum2014-08-30

UK McDonalds are the same. haha

wwijanarko (author)2014-08-21

Another tips, is to froze those french fries first before cooking so it will get crispy outside but soft inside.

A boy from China (author)2014-08-20

May I get fat?

lumpyspacePrincess410 (author)2014-08-20

They are so good and I have the same plate

JM1999 (author)2014-08-20

Hahaha, viewing this using macca's wifi sitting in a macca's!

success16 made it! (author)2014-08-20

thanks guys :) ..you guys can vote for me if you like my instructable..

djspanda817 (author)2014-08-20

Yummy!

johnstat000 (author)2014-08-20

Mmmm... Looks Delicious!