Potato Gaufrette Baskets

How to Make Gaufrette Baskets, Potato Garnish

Slice potatoes on a mandolin food slicer form into baskets and deep fry in oil. I made these cute little gaufrette potato baskets and filled them with tiny carrot balls cooked in chicken broth.

Follow Fine Dinings Gourmet Recipes on Facebook



Gaufrette Potato Baskets
Gaufrette, Potato Gaufrette Baskets










Gaufrette, Potato Gaufrette Baskets
recipe and photograph by www.finedinings.com





Recipe Type: garnish, potato, gaufrette basket, deep fry

Prep Time: 15 min
Total Time: 25 min

Ingredients:

large Russet baking potatoes, peeled
cooking oil for deep frying

  SPECIAL EQUIPMENT: 
  mandoline
  Plastic wrap
  2 small metal ladles

Instruction:

Heat cooking oil in a deep heavy saucepan to 350 degrees F.

Adjust serrated blade of a mandoline food slicer to 1/8-inch thickness. Slice potatoes by turning them a quarter turn after each slice creating a waffle effect, (discard first slice). Keep potato slices in cold water to prevent them from turning brown.

Cover a small flat microwaveable plate with plastic wrap; arrange 4 towel dried potato slices overlapping slightly in a circle on the plastic wrap. Microwave for 2 to 3 minutes. Carefully fit potato circle inside a small metal ladle; place a second small metal ladle the same size on top sandwiching the potato slices in between, press down gently without breaking potato slices forming a basket.

Holding on to ladle handles, carefully plunge ladels into the heated cooking oil. Deep fry until golden brown; remove and drain on paper towels. Repeat this process making as many gaufrette potato baskets as you desire.

 


Home

Appetizers

First Course Appetizers

Amuse Bouche

Breakfast Menus

Dessert

Dinner Party Menu Ideas

Garnishes

Lunch Ideas

Meat Course

New Recipes

Salads & Dressings

Side Dish Ideas

Sorbet

Soup

3 Course Menus

Weekend Guest Menus

Restaurant Reviews

 

 


Wine recommendation: Chardonnay; Sauvignon Blanc





Resources
    Restaurant Reviews   About the Author     Contact Me

 created by Peggy Bucholz, Fine Dining Gourmet Recipes
All Rights Reserved
established 2001 www.finedinings.com