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Homemade French fries

Popeyes Cajun French Fries Recipe

Popeyes Cajun French fries are crispy, smoky, and full of flavors. Prepare these copycat French fries in your kitchen with just a few pantry items. To make Cajun fries, Popeyes uses a secret element that is the rich Cajun seasoning.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Resting Time 30 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course copycat
Cuisine American
Servings 3
Calories 260 kcal


Parchment Paper
Basting Brush
Frying Pan


  • ½ kg Russet Potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 tablespoon Vegetable Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Smoked Paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Salt


  • Peel off the potatoes and slice them into strips. Place the potatoes in a bowl of hot water to get rid of the starch. Let it sit for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven at 475 degrees F.
  • Simultaneously, prepare the Cajun seasoning by combining the spices.
  • Pat dry the potatoes by using a paper towel. Place the potatoes in the oven to bake for 5 minutes.
  • Flip each potato strip and bake for another 10 minutes.
  • Take them out when you see the crispy golden-brown texture.
  • Season the French fries with the remaining Cajun seasoning and serve with your choice of dips and sauces.


Calories: 260kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 530mg | Fiber: 2g
Keyword French Fries, Popeyes, Popeyes Cajun French Fries
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