Self magazine has an easy recipe for oven-baked seasoned fries. These fries are a healthy, nutritious and scrumptious homemade alternative to traditional, fatty restaurant fries.
To make Self magazine's crispy, seasoned oven fries, slice 2 large baking potatoes lengthwise and cut into 1/4 to 1/2 inch strips, then pat them dry with a paper towel. Mix 4 teaspoons of plain breadcrumbs in a bowl with 1/2 teaspoon each of garlic powder, dried oregano and chili powder. Stir in 1/4 teaspoon each of sea salt and freshly ground black pepper. Whisk two egg whites together in another bowl until the become foamy, coat the fries with them, place the fries in the spice mixture, and toss them gently until they are evenly coated.
Arrange the fries on a baking sheet that has been coated with olive oil cooking spray, making certain to leave a space between each of the fries. Spray them with olive oil cooking spray, and place them in an oven that has been preheated to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Bake them for about 20 minutes or until they turn a crispy golden color, making certain to turn them over once while they are baking.
This recipe serves four people, and they are much lower in fat and calories than typical restaurant fries at 173 calories per serving. Moreover, these fries contain no animal proteins.