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Shoestring Fries

Thin and crispy baked shoestring french fries make for a delicious side dish or appetizer! Serve with your favorite fry sauces.
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crispy baked french fries, how to make shoestring fries, shoestring fries
Servings: 4 people
Author: Amanda Cooks & Styles


  • 3 russet potatoes peeled
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp canola oil


  • Start cutting potatoes into shoestring fries by laying potato flat on your cutting board. Cut the potato into equal slices about 1/4 inch thick. Then, take each of those slices and cut again into 1/4" thick fries. Repeat with all three potatoes.
  • Place fries in a bowl of water to soak for 20 minutes.
  • In the meantime, preheat oven to 475 degrees.
  • While potatoes are soaking combine seasonings in a small bowl.
  • Drain water from potatoes and pat them dry. Toss potatoes into the bowl with the seasonings and drizzle with oil.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and spread french fries evenly on the baking sheet.
  • Bake fries for 20 minutes then gently flip fries over and bake for another 15 minutes until nice and golden.
  • Serve with your favorite dipping sauce!