Copycat Chili’s Texas Cheese Fries Recipe

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Sometimes, it’s boring to have just plain, salted fries. Why not we take french fries to a different level? How? By making recreating this signature recipe from Chili’s. This Texas Cheese Fries recipe is crispy and flavorful with the right kick from the jalapeno peppers.

Get those potatoes ready and read on as we guide you through the process of recreating this flavorful dish from Chili’s. It’s easy and definitely hassle-free. No need to go out the next time you’re craving for some flavorful fries. 

Serve this dish during get-togethers and parties. We guarantee that it’s going to be a favorite!

Copycat Chili’s Texas Cheese Fries Recipe

How To Make Copycat Chili's Texas Cheese Fries

5 from 2 votes
Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 25 mins
Total: 40 mins


  • 16 oz french fries, (½ bag), frozen
  • 8 oz monterey jack shredded cheese, (1 bag)
  • 8 oz bacon, (1 package)
  • 4 oz jalapeno peppers, (½ jar)
  • 5 cups vegetable oil, for frying

To Serve:

  • 1 cup ranch salad dressing


  1. Lie out the bacon strips on another baking sheet and bake for 20 to 25 minutes at 400 degrees F until crispy.

  2. Deep fry the fries according to package directions and set aside. Remove bacon from the oven once crispy.

  3. When the fries are done cooking, place fries in an oven-safe dish and add a thick layer of cheese, jalapenos and crumbled crispy bacon on top of the fries.

  4. Bake for 10 minutes until the cheese melts at 360 degrees F.

  5. Serve up on a plate and add the ranch dressing to top it all.


  • Calcium: 910mg
  • Calories: 6713kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 81g
  • Cholesterol: 303mg
  • Fat: 699g
  • Fiber: 13g
  • Iron: 5mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 105g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 46g
  • Potassium: 1282mg
  • Protein: 85g
  • Saturated Fat: 502g
  • Sodium: 6436mg
  • Sugar: 6g
  • Vitamin A: 1529IU
  • Vitamin C: 86mg
Nutrition Disclaimer

Commonly Asked Questions

Are Fries Vegan?

Technically, yes because it is made from potatoes. However, fast-food restaurants use animal fats for preservatives or for frying them. If ever you want your fries to be fully vegan, use coconut oil.


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French fries are popular during parties, snacks, picnics, and celebrations. Now, you no longer have to wait for a specific celebration to enjoy this Chili's-inspired Texas Cheese Fries.

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