Amarillo Cheese Fries

Amarillo Cheese Fries

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25 m servings 520 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 520 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 40 g
  • 62%
  • Carbs:
  • 27g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 14.2 g
  • 28%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 50 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 603 mg
  • 24%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Slice potatoes in wide rectangular slices about 1/4-inch thick and 3/4-inch wide, yielding 12 to 15 slices per potato. Keep potatoes in cold ice-water bath until ready to fry.
  2. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Set oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the oven's broiler.
  4. Dry potato slices on paper towels.
  5. Fry potatoes in hot oil for 1 minute; remove from oil, drain, and set aside to cool for about 10 minutes. Return potatoes to oil and fry until golden brown, about 5 minutes more. Again, remove from oil and drain briefly on paper towels.
  6. Spread potatoes onto a baking sheet; top with Cheddar cheese, Monterey Jack cheese, and bacon.
  7. Heat the fries under the broiler until the cheese melts, 3 to 5 minutes. Top with jalapeno peppers to serve with ranch for dipping.



Made for recipe group 7/19/13. I used fingerling potatoes sliced up. And of course extra bacon! These were wonderful. And easy enough where I left the directions for DH to make. Nice hearty side...

These were really good especially after seasoning with a little garlic salt/powder and fresh cracked black pepper. I followed the recipe to a tee and would not change a thing other than seasoni...

This is a good recipe! My fries didn't take long at all and they were that perfect soft/crunchy ratio you get in the restaurants. Thanks for a simple but tasty recipe!

YUM! I used chopped pickled jalapenos instead of the whole slices (for better distribution), and just eyeballed everything to taste. Oh, and I salted my fries when I was finished frying them. Th...