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Shoestring Potatoes in A Can

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Ingredients

1 tsp Kosher Salt Smoked salts may also bring more nuances to the end product
1 tsp Paprika Substitute with any seasoning you like, but this one deserves attention
1.5 kg Potatoes Take varieties that are considered chip-stock, like Alturas, Dakota Pearl or Ivory Crisp, to have the right texture of your snack
400 ml Sunflower oil Corn or canola may also work absolutely fine

Nutritional information

142 g
Serving Size

Amount Per Serving

234
Calories

Calories from Fat

17 g
Total Fat

Saturated Fat 2 g, Trans Fat 0 g

0 mg
Cholesterol
201 mg
Sodium
513 mg
Potassium
21 g
Total Carbohydrates

Sugars 1 g

3 g
Dietary Fiber
2 g
Protein

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Shoestring Potatoes in A Can

Cuisine:
Deep-fried potato matchsticks with sweetness of paprika may become your next cooking obsession.
  • 1 h 25 min
  • Serves 12
  • Medium

Ingredients

Directions

Favored by many children, this potato-based snack can be easily recreated at home, you’ll only need a thermometer to check the temperature of your oil when deep-frying the batches of the side dish. But you may go further and enhance your shoestring potatoes in a can with a bit of paprika. More flavor provided by seasoning never hurts.

It’s impossible to avoid indulging into this simple guilty food, sometimes you can treat yourself with such addictive bits of matchstick potatoes, but moderate consumption of deep-fried snacks is the key. You may play with spices used in this recipe up to your preferences, so feel free to experiment with the basics.

Steps

1
Done

Carefully wash your potatoes before any further operations. Measure the oil and pour it in a convenient glass jug. Grab some spices and kosher salt.

2
Done

Once the potatoes are washed, peel them and remove any impurities if you find them, yes, get rid of any potato eyes, damaged parts and dark spots.

3
Done

Cut your peeled potatoes into matchsticks. For that, you may julienne them with a knife or use a mandoline, if you prefer easier ways to handle this way of cutting.

4
Done

Instantly transfer cut potatoes into water, that's needed to reduce all the starches within. Stir them with your hand to make this process faster.

5
Done

Use a towel to thoroughly wipe your shoestring potatoes. They should be completely dry, otherwise this snack may attack you with splattering.

6
Done

In a heavy bottomed saucepan, preheat all the sunflower oil up to 180°C. You'll have to keep the level of temperature close to this, so regularly check it with a thermometer.

7
Done

Once the temperature is achieved, transfer the first batch of your potato matchsticks. It's better to put less than more, unless you don't mind uncontrollable cooking process. Deep-frying may take about four minutes, but don't try to burn your snack.

8
Done

Use a strainer to take out your potatoes, put them onto paper towels to reduce some fat. Season your potato snack with some salt.

9
Done

And paprika will add some sweetness to this simple side dish.

10
Done

Once shoestring potatoes cool down, you may transfer them to any suitable airtight containers if anything is left in the process. Just a warning for your appetite!

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