I love my fries crispy. These do the trick. So much healthier than the double deep fry method. A cooling/wire rack is imperitive for this recipe. The air flow under the fries is what makes them so crispy.
CRISPY OVEN FRIES
*6 medium Idaho potatoes
*1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
*1/2 teaspoon salt
*1/4 teaspoon black pepper
*1-2 teaspoons seasonings of choice (optional)
~Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
~Place a cooling/wire rack over a cookie sheets (you will probably need 2 cookie sheets).
~Peel potatoes lengthwise.
~Cut each potato into thin strips.
~In a large bowl, toss the fries with olive oil, coating fries.
~Season with salt & pepper.
~Arrange the fries in a single layer, leaving adequate space between each fry.
~Bake for 30 minutes.
~Remove fries from oven.
~Turn oven up to 425 degrees.
~Toss the fries with seasonings of choice.
~Return fries to cooling/wire rack, single layer and adequately spaced.
~Bake another 15-20 minutes, or until crisp & brown.
-minced garlic & dried rosemary
-paprika & chili powder
-parmesan cheese & dried oregano
-onion salt & garlic salt
-lawrey's season salt
`If you don't like your fries as crispy, just bake them for about 5-8 minutes for the second bake.