Smoked French Fries: Because sometimes, laziness is the mother of invention.
A couple weeks ago, I was deep frying something for Hedonistic Hops - wings, if I recall correctly. The recipe shoot was doubling as supper, and we hadn't really planned on a side, outside of a couple artistically placed celery sticks.
We did have some leftover smoked potatoes in the fridge, however. I didn't feel like pan frying them as hashbrowns - how I normally serve smoked potatoes - so I sliced them up into makeshift fries and deep fried them.
Holy. Mother. Of. God.
I'm not even as much into smoked foods as my husband is, and these were AMAZING. Definitely some of the best fries I've ever had! The smoke flavour was retained even after deep frying - without being overpowering - and they had an amazing texture. Tons of character!
So, we HAD to actually do up a recipe for them... and here it is! Enjoy!
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