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Extra Crispy Baked Garlic Parmesan Fries

5 from 2 votes
Lital Reuven – @lital_foodiary
Deliciously crispy garlic parmesan fries, baked to perfection. Totally irresistible!
Prep Time :5 minutes
Cook Time :45 minutes
Total Time :50 minutes
Servings: 3



  • 5-6 small potatoes potatoes, washed and cut into large cubes (peeling is optional)
  • ½ teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

Parmesan mixture:

  • ½ teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ cup parmesan, grated


  • cup parsley, chopped
  • ½ lemon zest
  • parmesan, grated


  • Fill half of a small pot with water and bring to a boil. Add the potatoes, baking powder, and coarse salt and cook until tender, about 15-20 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 430 F (220 C).
  • In a deep bowl, mix all the parmesan mixture ingredients. When the potatoes are ready, toss them with the mixture. Transfer the potatoes to a sheet pan lined with parchment paper and bake for about 30 minutes, until they turn golden and crispy.
  • Remove the potatoes from the oven and let them cool for a few minutes. Transfer to a bowl and sprinkle the parsley, grated parmesan and lemon zest.


Garlic Parmesan Fries recipe
Credit: Lital Reuven

what goes with garlic parmesan fries?

Garlic parmesan fries are a versatile side dish that pairs exceptionally well with a variety of main courses and appetizers. They complement classic comfort foods like juicy burgers, hot dogs, and crispy fried chicken, adding a deliciously cheesy twist. For seafood lovers, these fries create a delectable surf-and-turf experience when served with crispy fried shrimp, grilled salmon, or lemon herb calamari. They also elevate vegetarian dishes, such as veggie burgers or grilled portobello mushrooms.

Garlic Parmesan Fries recipe
Credit: Lital Reuven

dips for garlic parmesan fries

Creamy garlic aioli is a classic choice, enriching the fries with a luscious garlic kick. Tangy marinara sauce offers a burst of tomato goodness, while zesty ranch dressing complements the cheesy notes perfectly. For a touch of elegance, truffle aioli infuses the fries with a luxurious and earthy essence. Alternatively, basil pesto brings a fresh and herby twist, enhancing the fries’ overall taste.

Garlic Parmesan Fries recipe
Credit: Lital Reuven

Can I use store-bought fries for this recipe?

While homemade fries provide the best results, you can use frozen store-bought fries and add the parmesan mixture for a quick alternative!

Garlic Parmesan Fries recipe
Credit: Lital Reuven

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