Perhaps one of the most shocking things about the fries at McDonald's is just how much goes into them. If you're cooking fries at home, you can probably expect a very small handful of things to go into them — potatoes, oil and salt. It should come as quite a shock, then, to find that McDonald's fries have 19 ingredients in total. Yes, you'll find the potatoes, oil and salt that wil...
Let's face it, no meal at McDonald's is complete without an order of its delicious fries. And to think, the world-famous french fries were added to the menu only as an afterthought. They replaced plain old potato chips in 1949, nine years after the first-ever McDonald's opened its doors for business ...
Turns out, there are real spuds in the fries. As for that 17 number, that's a myth. There are really 19 ingredients. In addition to different oils, the list includes several chemicals that perform ...
The fact that there are more than 10 ingredients in McDonald’s fries should be reason enough to stay away from them. I mean, really, how many ingredients do you really need to make fries? Grant Imahara from the super-awesome science show Mythbusters made the startling discovery when he visited a McDonald’s fry factory and reverse-engineered […]
Well, since the great big 1990 French fry change, McDonald’s has swapped the oil its fries are cooked in twice more. In 2002, the chain began cooking the fries in a soy-corn oil blend, and in 2007 and 2008, McDonald’s phased in an oil that was free of trans fats.
McDonald’s Small Fries Calories and Nutrition. A small order of French fries from McDonald’s weighs approximately 80 grams and has 230 calories. Of those 230 calories, 116 are from carbs, fat contributes 99 calories, and only 12 calories come from protein. You can view the full nutritional breakdown of McDonald’s French fries in the table ...
The fries are the most popular Mcdonald’s menu item at the fast-food restaurant, beating out classics like the Big Mac. HowStuffWorks reported on this finding, and frankly, it’s not hard to see why they come out on top. They’re perfect as a side or a snack, and they’re delicious with just about any sauce.
Interestingly, Hari notes that McDonald’s fries are worse than those made in Europe. She writes that, compared to the U.S., french fries in the UK are primarily made of a few basic ingredients such as potatoes, vegetable oil, and some sugar and salt. (2)
Yes, McDonald's french fries are made with real potatoes. However, they also contain a whole lot of extras. See also: Watch how the McRib is really made.
You’ll Never Eat McDonald’s French Fries Again After Watching This ... Renowned activist and author Michael Pollan illustrates how McDonald’s insists on using Russet Burbank Potatoes, a ...