Fresh doesn’t always mean better or higher in quality. In fact, some foods are better frozen, like fries! Puri Pangan Utama is your trusted food supplier of fresh and frozen products in Bali and we’re here to help you turn your bags of frozen fries into lively party foods! Remember to bake the frozen fries as the label directs.
Here are 5 fun recipes for frozen fries.
Beef or pulled pork chili-cheese fries
Bake ½ kg crinkle cut fries. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a saucepan; whisk in 2 tablespoons flour and ½ teaspoon each smoked paprika, mustard powder and kosher salt. Whisk in 1 ¼ cups milk and a dash of hot sauce; simmer 5 minutes. Off the heat, stir in 2 cups grated cheddar until melted. Pour over the fries. Top with beef or pulled pork and garnish with sliced jalapenos and scallions.
Vegetarian Chili Fries
Bake ½ kg straight cut fries or curly fries. In 2 tablespoons olive oil, sauté ½ cup each chopped onion, zucchini and bell pepper in a saucepan until browned. Stir in 2 chopped garlic cloves, 1 tablespoon chili powder and 2 teaspoons ground cumin. Add one 28g can diced fire-roasted tomatoes, one 28g can black beans (drained and rinsed) and ½ cup water. Simmer until thickened, 10 to 15 minutes. Pour over fires and top with grated cheddar, diced avocado, and chopped scallions.
Garlic Parmesan fries
Bake ½ kg shoestring fries. Mince 3 garlic cloves and sauté in 4 tablespoons of butter for under a minute. Toss together the warm fries and 2 tablespoons chopped parsley, 1 teaspoon chopped rosemary, ¼ cup shredded Parmesan and the zest of 1 lemon. Season with salt.
Bake ½ kg crinkle cut fries. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a saucepan and cook 1 large chopped shallot and 2 teaspoons chopped thyme until tender, 4 minutes. Sprinkle in 2 tablespoons flour – cook and whisk until lightly browned, 5 minutes. Whisk in 1 cup water, 1 cup beef demi-glace and 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce. Simmer until thickened, 3-4 minutes. Pour over the fries and top with cheese curds. Bake at 200°C until the cheese softens.
Eggs Benedict Fries
Bake ½ kg crinkle cut fries. Blend 3 egg yolks, 1 tablespoon each tomato paste and lemon juice, ¼ teaspoon hot sauce and ½ teaspoon kosher salt in a blender. With the machine running, drizzle in 10 tablespoons warm melted butter and blend until thick. Drizzle over fries and top with poached eggs and chives.
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