Considered a staple in American cuisine, French fries are one of the many side dishes you will learn how to prepare in your simple recipes. However, there are many different types and variations of French fries that are popular in the United States, so it’s important to know how to prepare each one. Whether you just want to make a standard French fry during basic cooking or are looking to mix things up with truffle, chili or cheese, Finefries.com broke down the basics for this popular comfort food to make your culinary life a bit easier:
These are very thinly sliced potatoes that are deep fried and super-crispy.
Popular in the mid-Atlantic states, these are served with Old Bay seasoning and malt vinegar.
These chunky fries are partially boiled and then finished off in a hot skillet for breakfast dishes.
Also called “Texas-style” fries, these are often skin-on and very thick.
For these delicious favorites, you simply take regular French fries and put them in a criss-cross pattern before frying.
These require a special spiral slicer and are often served at restaurants with a variety of dipping sauces.
These thick, quartered potatoes are usually served with the skin on and can either be baked or deep-fried.