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How to Make Oven-Baked French Fries

Make restaurant-quality fries with less fat and fewer calories by skipping the deep fryer.


  • Step 1: Slice potatoes Slice the potatoes into thin wedges.
  • Step 2: Preheat the oven Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
  • Step 3: Coat the potatoes Coat the potato wedges in the mixture.
  • Step 4: Mix the ingredients Mix together the olive oil, garlic, paprika, chili powder, and onion power.
  • Step 5: Bake Spread the fries on the baking sheet and bake for 40 to 45 minutes.
  • TIP: Flip your fries after 20 minutes to ensure a nice, even bake.
  • Step 6: Remove from the oven Remove the fries from the oven and serve them alongside burgers, sandwiches, steak -- or just by themselves!
  • FACT: The average American eats 16 pounds of fries per year.

You Will Need

  • 2 large baking potatoes
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • Equipment:
  • Mixing bowl
  • Baking sheet

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