Oven Baked Garlic Parmesan French Fries

Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 2 servings


Cooking Ingredients

  • 1 russet potato
  • 1/3 cup parmesan, grated
  • 1 tbsp parsley, diced
  • 1 tbsp butter, unsalted
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • a pinch of sea salt

Kitchen Gadgets

  • baking sheet
  • parchment paper
  • small bowl
  • frying pan


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. 

  2. Wash & peel potato. Cut off the ends to create flat edges. Next cut potato into 1/4 inch strips. Attempt to keep at even as possible so they bake evenly.

  3. Place fry slices in a bowl and cover with cold water. Allow to soak for at least 30 minutes to emit any extra starch. 

  4. When fries are soaked, air dry them on a paper towel. Remove all excess water. 

  5. After dried, add them to your small bowl. Add in olive oil, salt & pepper. Toss until all fries are coated.

  6. Place parchment paper on baking sheet. Next add your fries, do not let them overlap or bunch together too much or they will not cook properly. 

  7. Bake fries for 30 minutes until crispy. Flip them every 10 minutes or so to ensure baked on all sides. 

  8. While fries are baking cut & dice your fresh parsley into fine pieces. Also grate your parmesan if not pre-cut. 

  9. When there is about 2 minutes left in the baking process, heat your frying pan over medium heat. When begins to warm add in your butter and melt. Next add garlic. Whisk butter and garlic until garlic becomes fragrant (about 1 minute). 

  10. After fries are removed from oven place them back into your small bowl. Add in pinch of sea salt, parmesan, parsley & garlic butter. Toss to combine all ingredients.

  11. Place into serving dish or plates. Sprinkle on a little extra parsley & parmesan. Serve & enjoy!