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Craft Beer Baked French Fries

  • Author: Shawn Williams
  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 30 mins
  • Yield: 2-4 servings 1x
  • Category: Side
  • Cuisine: American


Baked craft beer fries are soaked in beer, seasoned in olive oil and spices, and baked until golden and crispy.


  • 2 large russet potatoes, hand cut into fries
  • 1 12 ounce beer (IPA, pale ale, or lager)
  • 12 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Kosher salt and ground pepper to taste


  1. Cut potatoes into ¼ – ½ inch thick cut fries. Do not remove the skin. Soak in a medium sized bowl for 1-2 hours, fully submerged, in beer of your choice. Hoppy beers will add more flavor
  2. Preheat oven to 450° F.
  3. Remove fries from beer, shaking off any excess, and move to another bowl. Toss in garlic powder, paprika, salt, pepper, and olive oil until evenly coated. Transfer to a greased baking sheet and spread evenly with the least amount of overlap possible.
  4. Bake for 25-30 minutes until golden and crispy. Let cool for 5 minutes before serving. They will continue to crisp up as they cool.


  • Serving Size: About 15 fries
  • Calories: 232
  • Sugar: 2.7g
  • Sodium: 162mg
  • Fat: 7.3g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.1g
  • Carbohydrates: 33.8g
  • Fiber: 4.8g
  • Protein: 3.9g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg

Keywords: oven-baked fries, homemade baked french fries


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