Cilantro Lime French Fries

Cilantro Lime French Fries Recipe - Family Fresh MealsSo, remember how I used a combination of cilantro, lime, and other spices to make some zesty Cilantro Lime Wings? Well, I got to thinking, gee, this spicy blend is so good, there must be more things I could do with it. And then my eye fell on the bag of French fries in the freezer and I went, “Light bulb!”

After all, we busy moms all know about the Frozen Fry Problem – how to dress up plain old French fries to make them seem more special and home-cooked. Cilantro Lime French Fries - served on a silver platter

But once you have that basic idea of tossing fries with a seasoning blend, it’s pretty easy to come up with other spices you could try. And it turns out, this zesty cilantro-lime combo works really well for this.

All you have to do is toss the fries with the spices, add a squeeze of lime, and bake them, and like magic, they turn from plain old fries into Fiesta Fries. You can almost hear the mariachi music in the background.

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TOOLS USED TO MAKE THESE CILANTRO LIME FRENCH FRIES
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How to Make Cilantro Lime French Fries

INGREDIENTS YOU WIL NEED
  • frozen french fries
  • chopped cilantro
  • oregano
  • salt
  • ground black pepper
  • cumin
  • garlic powder
  • lime wedge
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.Season fries with seasonings, squeeze lime juice and toss gently.Frozen fries on baking sheet with seasoningCilantro Lime French Fries - fresh lime lime and cilantro with french fries
  2. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until desired crispiness. I recommend tossing fries halfway through cooking to make sure fries are evenly cooked.Cilantro Lime French Fries recipe from Family Fresh Meals

 

5 from 4 votes

Cilantro Lime French Fries

Just toss the fries with the spices, add a squeeze of lime, and bake them, and like magic, they turn from plain old fries into Cilantro Lime French Fries.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes

Ingredients
 

  • 16 ounces of frozen or fresh cut fries
  • 3 tablespoons of finely chopped cilantro
  • ½ teaspoon of oregano
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • ¼ teaspoon of ground black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon of cumin
  • ½ teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1 lime wedge

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Season fries with seasonings, squeeze lime juice and toss gently.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes or until desired crispiness. I recommend tossing fries halfway through cooking to make sure fries are evenly cooked.

Nutrition

Calories: 238kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 677mg | Potassium: 390mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 16IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg

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