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Crispy Oven Baked French Fries on marble with ketchup, mayo and salt
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4.43 from 7 votes

Crispy Oven Baked French Fries

With crispy edges, a pillowy center, and zero frying required, our Oven Baked Fries are a comforting accompaniment to your favorite burger or fish and chips — if they last long enough to make it to the plate. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Course: Appetizer, food and drink, Side Dish, Snacks
Cuisine: Canadian, Comfort, north american, Whole30
Keyword: baked fries, Crispy french fries, oven fries
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 273kcal


  • 2 lbs russet potatoes cut into ¼" sticks
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped chives
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Preheat your oven to 450° F.
  • Clean potatoes and cut lengthwise into quarter-inch slices. Cut quarter-inch sticks from each of those slices and place in a medium pot. 
  • Place potato sticks in a pot. Cover with cold water and add about 2 to 3 teaspoons of salt. Bring the potatoes to a boil for 3 minutes. Drain the water and ensure the fries are completely dry using a clean towel.
  • Return the potatoes to a bowl and drizzle with olive oil and a pinch of salt. Toss to coat and transfer to a baking sheet.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, then flip and bake for an additional 10 minutes. (If necessary, bake the oven fries for additional time, in 3-minute intervals, until golden and crispy)
  • Once the fries are done, place in a bowl and season with additional pinch of salt and the chives. Serve with mayo and/or ketchup.



Calories: 273kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Sodium: 593mg | Potassium: 950mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 36IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 2mg