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Delicious Oven French Fries

Oven baking makes these french fries lower in fat and still crispy.

4 large   potatoes (2 lbs)
8 cups   ice water
1 tsp   garlic powder
1 tsp   onion powder
1/4 tsp   salt
1 tsp   white pepper
1/4 tsp   allspice
1 tsp   hot pepper flakes
1 Tbsp   vegetable oil



  1. Scrub potatoes and cut into long 1/2-inch strips.
  2. Place potato strips into ice water, cover, and chill for 1 hour or longer.
  3. Remove potatoes and dry strips thoroughly.
  4. Place garlic powder, onion powder, salt, white pepper, allspice, and pepper flakes in a plastic bag.
  5. Toss potatoes in spice mixture.
  6. Brush potatoes with oil.
  7. Place potatoes in nonstick shallow baking pan.
  8. Cover with aluminum foil and place in 475° F oven for 15 minutes.
  9. Remove foil and continue baking uncovered for an additional 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  10. Turn fries occasionally to brown on all sides.

Makes 5 servings--Serving size: 1 cup

Calories 238
Fat 4 g
Saturated fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 163 mg