By Eddy − On Tuesday, April 25, 2023, 11 months ago in Side Recipes
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Paula's Portuguese Marinated Fries Recipe


Portuguese marinated fries, also known as "batatas fritas", are a popular dish here at home. They are made by marinating thinly cut potatoes in a mixture of red wine, garlic powder, and red pepper flakes, then frying them until crispy.
Paula's Portuguese Marinated Fries Recipe


Preparation time 15 min
Cooking Time 15 min
Ready In1 h 30 min
Level of DifficultyVery Easy
Servings2

Ingredients

4 large potatos, cut into thin strips1 teaspoon of red pepper flakes1 teaspoon of garlic powder4 tablespoons of red wineSalt to tasteOil for frying
4 large potatos, cut into thin strips1 teaspoon of red pepper flakes1 teaspoon of garlic powder4 tablespoons of red wineSalt to tasteOil for frying
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Instructions

  1. In a big enough bowl, add the red wine, red pepper flakes and garlic powder.
  2. Add the fries to the bowl and mix everything up so the fries are evenly coated.
  3. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and let it marinade for an hour or over night.
  4. Once you're ready, heat up the oil and fry the fries until golden brown.
  5. Remove the fries from the oil and place them on a paper towel in a plate so it soaks up  any access oil.
  6. Add salt to taste and enjoy.

Recipe Credit: Paula Costa

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