Crispy Cajun Fries

These crispy Cajun fries get their crunchiness from a combination of corn flour and cornmeal. They’re something I’d never experienced before. They’re different, quite different, than regular ole deep fried fries. They have much more flavor, and a totally different texture. The outside is crunchy, the inside is creamy. I could not stop eating them, that’s for sure, and they made for the perfect side for my fried Cajun shrimp.

Crispy Cajun Fries

I like to cut my potatoes thin when I make these crispy Cajun fries. I reserve thicker cuts for baking or grilling. For deep frying I want them thin and all the same size so they come out cooked evenly and perfectly crunchy. I keep my knife super sharp for dishes like this, and my fries always come out great (not to brag… but I just did).

Also try my quick fix herbed fries.

Crispy Cajun Fries
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Crispy Cajun Fries

Course Side
Cuisine American
Keyword Cajun, crispy, fries
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 1256kcal



  • Place uncooked fries into a large bowl of cold water. Add the hot sauce and stir. Let soak for 10 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a deep fryer or Dutch oven to 375 F.
  • Place corn flour, corn meal and Cajun seasoning in a large resealable bag or container.
  • Drain the potatoes but do not pat dry. You want them damp. Add to the seasoning bag. Seal and shake to coat.
  • Fry potatoes (working in batches if needed) 7-10 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to a wire rack on a baking sheet or paper towel-lined plate and season with salt.


Calories: 1256kcal | Carbohydrates: 275g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 61mg | Potassium: 4472mg | Fiber: 26g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 6910IU | Vitamin C: 52mg | Calcium: 309mg | Iron: 13mg

Nutritional values are approximate.