French Fries from El Salvador

Yields: 1 Serving Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 30 Mins Cook Time: 8 Mins Total Time: 38 Mins

Without a doubt one of my favorite street food dishes in El Salvador is French fries with grated soft hard cheese, mayonnaise and ketchup. Now, you will not have to go to a fair or pilgrimage celebration or to the central park to enjoy the potato chips because you can prepare them at home by following this easy recipe.

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0/11 Instructions
  • Peel and wash the potatoes.
  • Cut them into slices and then julienne.
  • Wash them and then put them in salt water for about 20 minutes.
  • While you wait, if you have a block of hard-soft Salvadoran cheese, grate half a cup. Otherwise, you can use grated parmesan.
  • Put enough oil in a pot and heat over medium high heat.
  • Pat the potatoes dry with a clean blanket or towel.
  • Put the dried potatoes in the oil over medium high heat.
  • Take them out when they change color (try one to make sure it's cooked). Put them on a paper towel to absorb some of the oil.
  • Put them in a bowl.
  • Add mayonnaise, grated cheese, and ketchup.
  • Enjoy!!


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