Lache, Potato Straws
Peel potatoes and cut into thin slices, then cut slices in matchstick
strips. Soak in ice cold water, then drain and dry on on paper towels.
Heat oil until very hot and fry the potato straws a handful at a time,
until they are crisp and golden. Lift out of with a perforated spoon
and drain well on absorbent paper. When they are all fried sprinkle
with the salt and spices mixed together.
- 4 large potatoes
- ice cold water
- oil for frying
- 1 teaspoon salt
- half teaspoon chili powder
- half teaspoon ground cumin
- half teaspoon curry powder