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Crunchy & Delicious Fries that Aren't Potatoes


Chicken, polenta, plantains... there's a whole world out there just waiting to be fried! Here are 15 fry recipes that don't use potatoes.

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Eggplant Fries

This recipe uses two special tricks to ensure the deep-fried eggplant matchsticks are as crispy as possible: First, soak the eggplant pieces in cold, salted water.  Then, coat them in cornmeal just before frying. Flavored with a handful of spices and served with a refreshing yogurt dip, they're the kind of veggie fries that can easily stand up to their starchy potato cousins.

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