Crispy Twice-Fried Potatoes


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Crispy Twice-Fried Potatoes

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Homemade double-fried steak fries are simply delicious and so easy to make! Plan ahead so you can have crispy taters ready in no time.

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Serves 4
4 (10- to 11-oz.) russet potatoes
Hy-Vee vegetable oil, for frying
Coarsely ground Hy-Vee sea salt

Things To Grab

  • Rimmed baking pan
  • 5- to 6-qt. Dutch oven
  • Wire cooling rack
  • large rimmed baking pan


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Scrub and dry potatoes. Pierce each with a fork 3 to 4 times. Place potatoes in a rimmed baking pan.

  2. Bake potatoes for 50 to 60 minutes or until tender. Cool to room temperature; refrigerate, uncovered, for several hours or overnight.

  3. Heat 2 in. vegetable oil to 300 degrees in a 5- to 6-qt. Dutch oven.

  4. Meanwhile, place a wire rack in a large rimmed baking pan. Break or cut each cold potato into 8 pieces. Fry potato pieces, in batches, for 5 to 6 minutes or until golden brown. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on wire rack in baking pan.

  5. Increase temperature of vegetable oil to 375 degrees. Fry the potatoes a second time for 2 to 4 minutes or until browned and very crispy. Drain on wire rack in pan. Season with salt before serving.

    Hyvee Culinary Expert Tip
    Nutrition facts cannot be accurately calculated for fried foods.
    Hy-Vee Test Kitchen