Vinegar Trick to Get Crispy French Fries

Vinegar Trick to Get Crispy French Fries

Unlock the secret to perfect homemade French fries with our crispy delight recipe! Discover the magic of vinegar-soaked potatoes for a golden, restaurant-worthy crunch. As a busy housewife, I’ve perfected this easy, prep-ahead method for crispy fries that steal the spotlight. Elevate your homemade fries game with our secret to crispy perfection ā€“ a tantalizing vinegar soak that guarantees a golden, restaurant-worthy crunch!


  • Potatoes 1kg
  • Sunflower oil c/n
  • Cold water c/n
  • White vinegar 2 tsp


  1. Peel the potatoes and cut them into sticks about 1 cm thick (you can leave them with the skin but you have to wash them very well).
  2. Put the cut potatoes in a large container and pour water to cover them.
  3. Add the two tablespoons of vinegar and mix a little.
  4. Leave to rest in the refrigerator for at least 20 minutes. An hour would be ideal.
  5. Remove the potatoes from the water and dry them as much as possible (you can use a kitchen towel or napkins).
  6. Heat the oil in a pot or skillet suitable for frying.
  7. Fry the potatoes in as many times as necessary.
  8. Enjoy the crispiest potatoes ever!

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4 thoughts on “Vinegar Trick to Get Crispy French Fries

  1. Do you need corn flour ? It doesn’t say so but it’s in the picture, also what vinegar do you use

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