Easy Skillet French Fries Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Crisco1 Pound (2 1/3 Cups)
 Baking potatoes1 Pound (3 Medium Or 2 Large)
 Salt To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1125 Calories from Fat 1037

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 113 g174%

Saturated Fat 28.3 g141.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 102.6 mg4.3%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g5.9%

Sugars 0.7 g

Protein 2 g4.9%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 10.8%

Calcium 1.5% Iron 5.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Wash and pare the potatoes.
2. Let them stand in a large bowl of cold water

3. In a large skillet, preheat the Crisco to 360°
4. Rinse and drain the potatoes and then blot them dry with paper toweling
5. Add these to the hot oil. Do not reduce heat except when using a gas range. Then you will need to turn the heat to medium high
6. Stir the potatoes in the hot oil for 3-5 times and fry for 9-12 minutes till light brown and done
7. Drain on paper towels and add salt to taste.

8. Serve immediately.