Traditional Chips/Fries With Lemon & Thyme Salt

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"From one of our national supermarkets giveaway recipes. Cooling time is not in the times."

Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (95.3 g)
  • Calories 66.5
  • Total Fat - 0.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 0.5 mg
  • Sodium - 604.2 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 14.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.3 g
  • Sugars - 1.1 g
  • Protein - 1.8 g
  • Calcium - 16.1 mg
  • Iron - 0.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 9.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Place the potato on a large plate lined with paper towel and stand for 10 minutes to remove excess moisture.

Step 2

Line a baking tray with paper towel.

Step 3

Heat oil to 189C in a wok or large deep frying pan over medium high heat (when oil is ready a cube of bread turns golden in 15 seconds).

Step 4

Cook the potato, in 4 batches. for 5 minutes or until potato rises to the surface and turns opaque and then using a slotted spoon transfer potato to the prepared tray and set aside for 15 minutes to cool.

Step 5

Meanwhile combine the lemon pepper seasoning, salt, lemon rind/zest and thyme in a small bowl.

Step 6

Reheat the oil to 180C and in the same wok or frying pan over medium high heat cook the potato in 2 batches for 5 minutes or until golden and transfer to a plate lined with paper towel and then transfer to a serving bowl and add the thyme mixture and toss to coat and serve the chips/fries with aioli.

Tips & Variations

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