Oven Baked French Fries

Oven-Baked French Fries

Contributor: Deanna Samaan

Craving French fries? Instead of getting a bag of frozen fries to make in the oven, why not make fresh, homemade oven-baked French fries?

  • Author: Deanna Saaman
  • Prep Time: 2 hours
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6-8 servings 1x


  • 4 russet potatoes, cut into strips
  • 1 Tbsp. oil
  • Salt to taste


  1. Wash and cut potatoes then soak them in a large bowl of water for about 2 hours. Pat dry with paper towels.
  2. Preheat oven to 450ºF degrees.
  3. Place a single layer of the fries on a parchment lined cookie sheet. Drizzle oil over the fries. Toss to coat.
  4. Bake the fries until tender all the way through and golden on the outside, 30-40 minutes, turning potatoes over halfway through.
  5. Take out the oven, season with some salt and serve.