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February 17, 2007 | Episode 7, Season 2

Barbecue Fries Barbecue Fries
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Barbecue Fries

  • Hands-On Time: 10 minutes
    Total Time: 40 minutes
    Serves 4
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil
  • 6 tablespoons barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin (optional)
  • 2 pounds russet or baking potatoes (about 3 potatoes), scrubbed
  • Sour cream (optional)

Heat oven to 450° F. Drizzle 1 tablespoon of the oil onto a rimmed baking sheet. In a large bowl, combine the remaining oil, the barbecue sauce, hot pepper sauce, black pepper, and paprika and cumin (if using). Cut each potato lengthwise into 8 to 10 wedges. Add them to the bowl and toss. Spread the potatoes in a single layer on the prepared sheet. Bake, turning once, until golden and tender, 25 to 30 minutes. Serve hot with the sour cream for dipping (if desired).

 
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