UnFried French Fries

Serves: 4

Fat per serving = 0. 5 gram

Calories per serving = 291

These look almost as good as they taste. The Cajun spice If lends a bright red hue to the crunchy surface, while the soft inside is snowy white. At half a gram of fat per serving (versus 16 grams for the same amount of the fried variety), you can munch away guiltlessly. Serve alongside a small bowl of reduced calorie catsup.

 

INGREDIENTS

 

 

5 large baking potatoes (about 2-3/4 pounds total)

Light vegetable oil cooking spray

2 large egg whites

1 tablespoon Cajun spice

 

INSTRUCTIONS

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

Slice each potato lengthwise into 1/4 inch ovals, then slice each oval lengthwise into matchsticks.

Coat a baking sheet with 3 sprays of the vegetable oil.

Combine the egg whites and Cajun spice in a bowl. Add the matchstick potatoes and mix to coat. Pour the coated potatoes onto the prepared baking sheet and spread them out into a single layer, leaving a little space between.

Place the baking sheet on the bottom shelf of the oven. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes, until the fries are crispy, turning them every 6 to 8 minutes with a spatula so that they brown evenly. Serve immediately.