How to Cut Fries
- Using a chef’s knife, cut a potato in half lengthwise (fries taste better when made with longer potatoes)
- Place the cut side down on each half. Cut the meat lengthwise into slices that are between a quarter and a half of an inch thick
- Stack approximately half of the slices and cut them lengthwise into fries with a thickness of between a quarter and a half inch. Iterate with the remaining items
- Perfect French Fries
- Dissecting Traditional French Fries First, the potatoes need to be washed and peeled.
- First, clean russet potatoes under cold water to remove any dirt or debris, and then peel them before using them to make traditional French fries.
- Slice each potato into pieces that are between 0.64 and 1.91 centimeters (1/4 to 1/4 inch) thick.
- First, remove a thin slice from the bottom of a potato, and then place the potato on the cutting board with the flat side facing up.
How to cut potatoes for french fries?
This is our step-by-step tutorial on chopping potatoes for french fries, and it includes a video of me doing the actual chopping in our kitchen. Position the potato so that it is lying on its side. Using a big chef’s knife, cut a tiny slice off the edge of the potato so that it may act as a flat basis.