Recipe courtesy of Rick Moonen

BBQ Spiced French Fries

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  • Level: Easy
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6 cups vegetable oil

4 Idaho potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 /4-thick inch fries

1 Recipe BBQ Spice, recipe follows

BBQ Spice:

5 tablespoons Hungarian paprika

2 tablespoons Old Bay Seasoning

1 tablespoons chili powder (pasilla negro or habanero)

2 tablespoons brown sugar

1 teaspoon cumin, ground

1 teaspoon coriander, ground

1 teaspoon thyme dried

2 teaspoons garlic powder

2 teaspoons onion powder

3 tablespoons kosher salt


  1. In a heavy-bottomed pot, preheat the vegetable oil to 350 degrees. Add the potatoes and fry until golden, about 5 to 7 minutes. Transfer the fries to a large bowl and toss with BBQ Spice. Serve.

BBQ Spice:

  1. Place all the ingredients in a food processor and pulse until everything is very well combined and almost pulverized.