Lyn got me a mandolin for my birthday and I have tried a few things, potato chips cut them to thin tried to bake did not quite work but tasted OK, onion work pretty good, and then French fries , I still have to get the hang of it I found it hard to slide the potato back and forth. The hold was too small and my fear of slicing my hand made me hesitate. I did manage to get through the potato but think next time I will try for smaller in length making the sliding easier. I made a promise to myself that this time I will keep up with it there is so much one can do with a mandolin. Anyway these fries came out pretty darn good.
- 1 russet potato
- Olive oil
- Malt vinegar salt
First I have to say two things I was cooking my snowy day chicken so the temp was pretty set at 450 degree convection and second I could not find the cookie sheet so I used a BBQ pan that had holes in it.
Using the mandolin create your fries.
Rinse in a bowl of cold water and thoroughly dry
Place on micro wave plate and microwave 3 minutes on high
When cool to touch lightly toss in some olive, since your hands are covered with oil rub the pan to coat and then lay out the fries in single layer. It took about 30 minutes to brown up to a crunchy nice oven bake fry, I was satisfied.
Remove from oven and sprinkle with the malt vinegar salt to taste.
BTW Lyn came in and asked why are you using that pan? Turned around and pulled the cookie sheet out but I got to say I think I am sold on the holey pan.