Pan Seared Steak Frites
Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: French
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Serves: 2 servings
  • 2 cuts of your favorite steak.
  • 2 large russet potatoes cut into ¼ inch strips
  • salt and pepper
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  1. Bring meat to room temperature, season well with salt and pepper.
  2. Soak fries in cold water bath for 15 minutes
  3. In dutch oven or sauce pan heat two inches of oil to 325 degrees. Working in batches fry the potato strings until cooked through, but not brown. Using slotted spoon remove fries from oil and drain on paper towel. Turn off heat, but keep oil in pan.
  4. Heat heavy duty skillet on high heat. Add steaks to pan and reduce heat to medium high heat. Cook about 3-4 minutes per side (depending on the cut), for medium rare. Remove from heat and let rest for 5 minutes.
  5. Reheat oil to 375 degrees. Fry potatoes for 1-2 minutes until brown and crispy. Season with salt and serve with steaks.
Recipe by Talia Bunting at