Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • For the rest:
  • 6 small potatoes
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Assorted toppings (cajun pepper, garlic powder, grated parmesan, dried parsley, cheese sauce)

Steps

  1. Make the batter: combine batter ingredients in a shallow dish and set aside.
  2. Heat oil to 375°F. Skewer potatoes and use a knife to spiral cut: hold the knife at an angle and rotate the potato to slice a thin spiral. Stretch the slices along the skewer.
  3. Working with 2 skewers at a time, dip the potatoes in the batter and coat well. Immediately place in the hot oil and fry until fully cooked and crispy.
  4. Once fried, add your desired flavorings and toppings.