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Philly Crab Fries

Baked Crab Fries

While perusing around the world wide web for baseball stadium recipe inspiration, I came across “Crab Fries”.

Philly Crab Fries

If you’re not a seafood fan, don’t worry, there’s no actual crab in this recipe. Crab Fries were created by Chickie’s and Pete’s in Philadelphia when crab was not in season, as another way to use their Crab Seasoning.

Baked Philly Crab Fries

For Day 4 of “Baseball Week” I’m sharing my version of the Philadelphia Phillies stadium staple!

Philly Crab Fries Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs russet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp old bay seasoning

Begin by slicing the potatoes into wedges, then placing in a large bowl and drizzling the olive oil over the potatoes.

Garlic Olive Oil Potato Wedges

Toss to coat all of the potatoes with the olive oil, then sprinkle the old bay seasoning on top.

Old Bay Seasoned Potato Wedges

Toss well to coat.

Old Bay Seasoned Potato Wedges

Place the potatoes on a baking sheet in a single layer.

Baked Philly Style Crab Fries

Bake at 375° for 30-40 minutes.

Old Bay Seasoned French Fries

Traditional Crab Fries in Philly are served with a cheese sauce. I served mine with the Cilantro Lime Dip I made for the Bratwurst Stuffed Jalapeños.

Philly Crab Fries

I really liked the slightly spicy crispy fries with the creamy fresh cilantro dip!

Crab Fries with Cilantro Lime Dip

♣ Vegetarian Option: This recipe is vegetarian.

♦ Gluten Free Option:  This recipe is gluten-free.

Philly Crab Fries

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Yield: app 4 dozen crab fries

Philly Crab Fries

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs russet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup Enzo Garlic Olive Oil
  • 2 tbsp old bay seasoning

Instructions

  1. Begin by slicing the potatoes into wedges, then placing in a large bowl and drizzling the olive oil over the potatoes.
  2. Toss to coat all of the potatoes with the olive oil, then sprinkle the old bay seasoning on top.
  3. Toss well to coat.
  4. Place the potatoes on a baking sheet in a single layer.
  5. Bake at 375° for 30-40 minutes.
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