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Chili Oven Fries


A few basic seasonings give these familiar vegetables an unexpected flavor.

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  • Servings: 4

Source: Everyday Food, June 2004


  • 3 large russet potatoes (about 2 pounds)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Halve russet potatoes lengthwise; cut each half lengthwise into thirds.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk olive oil with chili powder; season generously with coarse salt and ground pepper. Add potatoes; toss to coat.

  3. Transfer potatoes to a baking sheet, cut sides down. Bake, turning potatoes halfway through, until they are tender and golden brown, about 45 minutes.

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  • pammypanda64
    27 APR, 2008
    I make these fries alot, but I also add garlic powder, onion powder, paprika and a touch of cayenne pepper. Delicious!
  • chefleslie
    6 MAR, 2008
    These were so easy and very tasty!