Fried mashed potato sticks

Fried mashed potato sticks

Today we are preparing an excellent alternative to French fries. It's much faster and easier to make, as frying takes just a few minutes. If you have a couple of boiled potatoes or leftover fried mashed potato sticks, you can quickly prepare crispy mashed potato sticks in just 10 minutes.
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Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 40 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 mix bowl
  • 1 grater
  • 1 cellophane bag
  • 1 rolling pin
  • 1 frying pan

Ingredients
  

  • 200 g potato
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • for frying vegetable oil

Instructions
 

  • Prepare everything necessary. Boil the potatoes in advance until soft. You can do it with their skins on, in the usual way, or use already prepared mashed potatoes.
    The necessary ingredients for cooking fried mashed potato sticks
  • Grate the potatoes on a fine grater or mash them with a masher. It is better not to use a blender for this purpose.
    200 g potato
    Grating potatoes
  • Add the cornstarch, taking heaping tablespoons, and salt. At this stage, you can add any spices to taste.
    2 tbsp cornstarch, ¼ tsp salt
    Grated potatoes, starch
  • Mix with your hands, the dough should come together into a ball and not fall apart into separate fragments.
    Potato dough
  • Place it in a plastic bag.
    Potato dough in a cellophane bag
  • Use a rolling pin to roll out the potato mass over the bag into an even layer about 3-4 millimeters thick. This can also be done on a board, but it’s much more convenient and easier in a bag.
    Rolling out the potato dough
  • Cut the plastic bag, and slice the potato dough into strips of any length and width, as desired. For convenience, periodically dip the knife in starch.
    Slicing potato sticks
  • Fry the potato preparations in a sufficient amount of vegetable oil until a golden crust appears.
    for frying vegetable oil
    Roasting potato sticks
  • Lay them out on a paper towel.
    Fried potato sticks on a paper towel
  • Mashed potato sticks are ready. They are best eaten immediately, as they are delicious and crispy when hot.
    Fried mashed potato sticks

Nutrition

Calories: 40kcalCarbohydrates: 9gProtein: 1gFat: 0.04gSaturated Fat: 0.01gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.02gSodium: 27mgPotassium: 211mgFiber: 1gSugar: 0.4gVitamin A: 1IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 6mgIron: 0.4mg

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