Twice Fried Sweet Potato Fries

Perfect Twice Fried Sweet Potato Fries or French Fries 

  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes or russet baking potatoes
  • 2½ quarts peanut or olive oil
  • Salt or Season Salt

To retain maximum flavor DO NOT PEEL POTATOES. Brush potatoes with a vegetable brush and remove blemishes.  Cut into ½-inch sticks with French Fry Vegetable Cutter and place in stainless bowl of ice water. Heat oil in deep fryer. Dip potatoes ice cold water drain and dry thoroughly on paper towels. 

Place a big handful of potatoes into a frying basket and place into the hot oil. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes, until tender, but not browned.  Remove from the fryer and drain on a platter lined with paper towels. Continue with the rest of the potatoes. Let stand at room temperature for about 5 minutes or up to several hours.

Just before serving, heat oil again. Place 2 handfuls of potatoes in the frying basket and place in the oil.  Cook for 4 or 5 minutes, or until brown. Drain on paper towels and continue until all are done. Salt and serve with Spicy Dipping Sauce.

Optional: Sweet Potatoes can be served with Ranch Dressing, or sprinkle potato fries with malt vinegar and serve.

Sweet Potato Fries Spicy Dipping Sauce

Combine the ½ sour-cream, ½ mayonnaise, 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard, and Crystal Hot Sauce in a small bowl. Mix with a fork until fully combine and creamy.

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