Saucy Fries Recipe

Saucy fries 

This is a tangy, spicy and yummy quick fix snack that can be put together without much effort as long as all the ingredients are on hand. Perfect for those dull afternoons when you're craving some spicy carbs! 

Saucy Fries Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 1 hour
Yield: serves: 4
Nutrition facts: 433 grams calories, 28 grams fat 1 gram sugar 1 gram fiber 38 grams protein

Ingredients: - for the oven-baked fries: 6 large potatoes, sliced into 1 cm wide chips/fries - 3 tablespoons oil - salt, to taste - for the creamy mushroom sauce: 500 grams (2 punnets) mushrooms, sliced - 2 garlic cloves, crushed - 1 cup cream (heavy/whipping) - 1 cup full cream milk mixed with 1 teaspoon cornflour (cornstarch) - juice of ½ lemon - salt & pepper to taste - chopped parsley, to serve


To make the fries, preheat the oven to 220°c. In a large bowl, toss the sliced potatoes and oil together then transfer to a greased baking tray. Ensure the potatoes are in an even layer, use more trays if necessary. Place the trays in the oven and allow to bake for 45 minutes - 1 hour, turning the fries halfway through until the fries are golden brown and crisp. Remove from the oven and season with salt. To make the sauce, fry the mushrooms in 2 tablespoons of oil until golden brown then adds the garlic and saut√© for 30 seconds. Add the cream and milk then allow to come to a gentle simmer. Cook the sauce for 10 minutes until thickened then season with lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Serve the sauce over the fries and sprinkle with fresh parsley.
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