Shoestring French Fries Recipe

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Melissa Rose Modified: March 25, 2022
Shoestring French Fries Recipe

How To Make Shoestring French Fries

These light and crispy shoestring french fries are made with just three ingredients! Whip up a tasty batch in just under one hour for a flavorful snack.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 2lbsrusset potatoes
  • canola oil,or vegetable oil, for frying
  • Kosher salt,to taste


  1. Wash and peel the potatoes. Cut into ⅛ to ¼-inch thick fries.

  2. In a large colander, rinse the potatoes for about 10 to 15 seconds under cold water. Dry with paper towels or a clean dish cloth.

  3. Heat the oil to 315 to 330 degrees F using an oil thermometer.

  4. Add the fries. Fry for 1 to 2 minutes, then drain on a brown paper bag.

  5. Fry them a second time for an additional 1 to 2 minutes, until they’re browned and crispy.

  6. Season while hot with kosher salt and any other desired flavorings.

  7. Serve warm, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 137.62kcal
  • Fat: 2.18g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.19g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.30g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.64g
  • Carbohydrates: 27.32g
  • Fiber: 1.97g
  • Sugar: 0.94g
  • Protein: 3.24g
  • Sodium: 356.39mg
  • Calcium: 19.87mg
  • Potassium: 630.57mg
  • Iron: 1.30mg
  • Vitamin C: 8.62mg
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