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Serves: 4 - 6

Prep Time40 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time1 hr

INGREDIENTS

 2 kg potatoes, skin on cut into thin strips
 Salt, to taste
 125 ml (½ cup) sunflower oil
 125 ml (½ cup) sweet chili chutney
 Fresh flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped to serve
Cheese and beer sauce
 60 ml (¼ cup) butter
 60 ml (¼ cup) cake flour
 250 ml (1cup) beer of choice
 750 ml (3 cups) milk
 30 ml (2 tbsp) Dijon mustard
 100 g mozzarella, grated
 100 g gruyere, grated
 60 g Parmesan, grated
 Pinch of ground nutmeg

DIRECTIONS

1

Preheat the oven to 200°C

2

Put the potatoes in a clean towel and squeeze to remove any excess moist. Place the potatoes in a large bowl and add the salt and oil and toss to combine well. Bake occasionally turning until cooked and crispy, for (+/- 30 minutes)

3

To make the cheese sauce, melt the butter in a small pot and add the flour, mix well to make a smooth paste. Cook until it starts to bubble, for a few seconds. Pour in the beer, milk and mustard and stir until the sauce starts to boil. Cook stirring until thickened, for (+/- 8 minutes. Add the cheeses and continue to cook until the cheeses have melted into a smooth sauce

4

Top the fries with the sauce and serve the fries with the sauce, sweet chili chutney and sprinkle with the parsley

Ingredients

 2 kg potatoes, skin on cut into thin strips
 Salt, to taste
 125 ml (½ cup) sunflower oil
 125 ml (½ cup) sweet chili chutney
 Fresh flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped to serve
Cheese and beer sauce
 60 ml (¼ cup) butter
 60 ml (¼ cup) cake flour
 250 ml (1cup) beer of choice
 750 ml (3 cups) milk
 30 ml (2 tbsp) Dijon mustard
 100 g mozzarella, grated
 100 g gruyere, grated
 60 g Parmesan, grated
 Pinch of ground nutmeg

Directions

1

Preheat the oven to 200°C

2

Put the potatoes in a clean towel and squeeze to remove any excess moist. Place the potatoes in a large bowl and add the salt and oil and toss to combine well. Bake occasionally turning until cooked and crispy, for (+/- 30 minutes)

3

To make the cheese sauce, melt the butter in a small pot and add the flour, mix well to make a smooth paste. Cook until it starts to bubble, for a few seconds. Pour in the beer, milk and mustard and stir until the sauce starts to boil. Cook stirring until thickened, for (+/- 8 minutes. Add the cheeses and continue to cook until the cheeses have melted into a smooth sauce

4

Top the fries with the sauce and serve the fries with the sauce, sweet chili chutney and sprinkle with the parsley

French fries with cheese and beer sauce