Duchess French Fries


Duchess French Fries

Duchess French Fries
30 Min
13 Min

Would you believe that Meghan Markle's guilty food pleasure is French fries? Well, our Duchess French Fries recipe was made with her in mind! It's sure to satisfy when the craving strikes. This quick and easy snack can be made in less than fifteen minutes and will rival any upscale restaurant! Now you can grab a fry and still feel like you're dining like a duchess! 

What You'll Need

  • 5 Russet baking potatoes, peeled, cut lengthwise into 1/4-inch sticks
  • 2 cups ice cubes
  • 3 cups peanut oil
  • Salt for sprinkling

What to Do

  1. Place potato sticks in a large bowl and cover with cold water. Add ice and let sit 30 minutes. Drain potatoes and place on paper towels; pat dry.
  2. In a soup pot over medium heat, heat oil to 350 degrees F. (Make sure pot is not filled more than 1/3 full with oil).
  3. Carefully place potatoes in oil and cook 13 to 18 minutes or until golden brown and tender, turning occasionally. Using a slotted spoon, remove fries to a paper towel-lined plate. Season with salt and serve.

Before You Start Cooking!

This recipe is day two of our Royal Wedding Week! Check out our Royal Roasted Chicken recipe if you missed day one! 

Fun Fact! 

It's the ice water that makes this french fries recipe nice and crisp when cooked! 

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 5

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 169
  • Calories from Fat 26
  • Total Fat 2.9g 4 %
  • Saturated Fat 0.5g 3 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0 0 %
  • Protein 3.1g 6 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 0.0mg 0 %
  • Sodium 379mg 16 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 34g 11 %
  • Dietary Fiber 2.3g 9 %
  • Sugars 2.7g 0 %

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Do all of the potatoes go into the pan at one time? Seems like a lot.

Hi there! This was actually done in a soup pot, so it all fit just fine. If you decide to do it in batches we suggest keeping the cooked batches in the oven at 200 degrees F, so that they stay warm while the rest are cooking. Enjoy!


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