Red Potato Fries

I love French fries; it is one of my favourite foods. If someone asked me if I had to eat just one food for the rest of my life, what would that be? I might actually pick fries. For some reason though, roasted potatoes are not really my thing.

A few weeks ago, we had some red potatoes in the fridge so I decided to try making some wedges with them. They turned out better than I had hoped (crispy on the outside and soft on the inside) and I think it was one ingredient that was the reason for that – mayonnaise (🤫 don’t tell my husband since he doesn’t like mayo, but at least I have the defense that he had wolfed them down 😂).

I hope you enjoy this recipe for red potato fries…


Recipe

Level: Easy | Time: 80 min | Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • 10-12 red potatoes
  • 2 tbsp of mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp of mustard
  • 1 tbsp of Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp of minced garlic
  • 1 tsp of paprika
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Black pepper (to taste)
  • Cayenne pepper (to taste)

Directions

  1. Cut the red potatoes into wedge-sized pieces.
  2. Soak the red potatoes in water for 30 min.
  3. Pat the potatoes dry and put them into a bowl.
  4. Put 2 tbsp of mayonnaise, 1 tsp of mustard, 1 tbsp of Parmesan cheese, 1 tsp of minced garlic, 1 tsp of paprika, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper into the bowl and mix all the ingredients thoroughly with the potatoes.
  5. Put the coated red potatoes into the air fryer. If you don’t have one, you can put them onto an oiled baking sheet and put them in the oven.
  6. Air fry or bake at 325F for 30 min or until tender when pierced with a fork. Turn them halfway through.
  7. Turn up to 425F and air fry or bake for an additional 5 min to crisp the exterior.

If you want a good side dish to make with this, check out my Chicken Wings blog article.

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