Polenta Fries
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Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 24
 
Easy dish for sandwiches and veggie burgers, or just enjoyed by themselves. Adult and kid friendly!
Ingredients
  • 1 tube organic polenta
  • 2 Tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1-2 Tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • Himalayan Salt to taste
  • Garlic Powder*
Instructions
  1. Slice polenta in half lengthwise, then slice each half one more time lengthwise again.
  2. Then take the 4 halves and slice each half into 3 fries (see photos below).
  3. When all cuts have been made your yield will be 24 fries.
  4. Heat 2 tablespoons of coconut oil in a cast iron skillet, set heat to medium low and let oil heat for about five minutes before placing fries into oil.
  5. Place fries in oil and let cook for about two minutes on all sides, rotating with tongs or kitchen tool of choice. * I used many tongs that my MIL got us for Christmas and they worked perfectly-- thanks Jenny!
  6. Well fries are cooking on the stove heat oven to 375 F.
  7. Once fries are finished cooking for two minutes on each side on stove--take cast iron skillet and place in oven. Cook for 15 minutes, then take out and rotate once more and cook again for another 15 to 20 minutes.
  8. Remove from skillet and please onto a cookie sheet to cool for about 5 minutes.
  9. Then add nutritional yeast and Himalayan salt- by sprinkling desired amount over fries and tossing with tongs or fingers to evenly distribute flavor.
Notes
Serve while hot!
For best results place polenta in fridge for at least 30 minutes prior to cutting.
These fries are best consumed a day of cooking, they can be reheated but don't taste as good!
*Optional
Recipe by Cuckoo Kitch'n at http://cuckookitchn.com/all/polenta-fries