Oven Roasted Steak Fries

I love French fires but all that oil gets to my stomach so I was always looking for an alternative. Rachel Ray gave me the idea I just change it up depending on what else I am cooking. Might as well make them complement my main meal right?


  • 3 medium russet potatoes washed, scrubbed and dried.
    • I have used sweet potatoes are good but they do not keep their firmness.
    • You can use any potato you want, some will work some won’t.
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • Here is where you can change it up, choose
    • A few twist of fresh ground pepper to taste or
    • Herbs de Provence or
    • Crushed Rosemary, Basil and Thyme or
    • Vinegar salt or
    • Cayenne or
    • I think you get the idea, endless


Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.

Leaving peel on, cut the potatoes lengthwise, about 3/4-inch to 1-inch wide. Combine the potatoes, oil, salt and your choice of herbs on the baking sheet and toss to combine. Arrange the potatoes on a baking sheet in a single layer, but evenly spaced so the potatoes aren’t touching. Bake until golden brown and cooked through, about 30 minutes turning over about ¾ through. I have read some recipes that say that if the skin side is on bottom last they come out better but I just spread, bake and turn.


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