Oven-baked fries

  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 30 minutes to 35 minutes
  • Total time: 45 minutes to 50 minutes 50 minutes

Serves: 2


500g King Edward potatoes
100ml sunflower oil
6 cloves garlic, skin on, squashed
6 stalks rosemary, bashed


1. Preheat the oven to 200°C, gas mark 6. Divide the sunflower oil between 2 non-stick oven trays and place in the oven to preheat.

2. Leave the skin on the potatoes and cut into 5mm-thick slices then cut into 5mm-wide, long thin chips. Rinse under cold water and then pat dry with a clean tea towel.

3. Remove the hot trays from the oven and add the chips in a single layer, along with the bashed garlic and rosemary.

4. Place back in the oven to cook for 30-35 minutes until golden and crisp, flipping halfway through and swapping the position of the trays in the oven. Season and serve immediately with the côte de boeuf.