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Louisiana Gold Hot Sauce Horseradish Fries Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 4 large russet potatoes
- 1/4 cup Louisiana Gold Hot Sauce
- 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish
- 1/4 cup mayonnaise
- 1/4 cup sour cream
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Vegetable oil for frying

Special equipment needed:
- Deep fryer or large pot for frying
- Paper towels
- Mixing bowl
- Whisk

Step-by-step instructions:

1. Preheat the deep fryer or pot of oil to 375°F.

2. Wash and peel the potatoes. Cut them into thin fries and pat them dry with paper towels.

3. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the Louisiana Gold Hot Sauce, prepared horseradish, mayonnaise, sour cream, and chopped parsley.

4. Season the fries with salt and pepper to taste.

5. Fry the potatoes in batches until golden brown and crispy, about 4-5 minutes per batch.

6. Remove the fries from the oil and place them on paper towels to drain excess oil.

7. Toss the fries in the Louisiana Gold Hot Sauce and horseradish mixture until evenly coated.

8. Serve the fries immediately, garnished with additional chopped parsley.

- Time:
Preparation time: 15 minutes
- Cooking time: 20 minutes
- Fryer or pot of oil preheated to 375°F
Serving size:
- 4 servings

Nutritional information:
- Calories: 360
- Fat: 22g
- Carbohydrates: 35g
- Protein: 4g
- Fiber: 3g

Substitutions for ingredients:
- Any brand of hot sauce can be used instead of Louisiana Gold Hot Sauce.
- Freshly grated horseradish can be used instead of prepared horseradish.

- Add grated Parmesan cheese to the fries before tossing them in the hot sauce mixture.
- Use sweet potatoes instead of russet potatoes for a healthier option.
- Add chopped bacon to the hot sauce mixture for extra flavor.

Tips and tricks:
- Pat the potatoes dry before frying to ensure they become crispy.
- Fry the potatoes in small batches to prevent them from sticking together.
- Serve the fries immediately after tossing them in the hot sauce mixture to prevent them from becoming soggy.

Storage instructions:
- Leftover fries can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

Reheating instructions:
- Preheat the oven to 375°F.
- Spread the fries out on a baking sheet and bake for 10-15 minutes, or until heated through.

Presentation ideas:
- Serve the fries in a large bowl or on a platter.
- Garnish with additional chopped parsley or grated Parmesan cheese.

- Chopped parsley
- Grated Parmesan cheese
- Chopped bacon

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- Grilled steak
- Grilled shrimp

Suggested side dishes:
- Coleslaw
- Corn on the cob
- Baked beans

Troubleshooting advice:
- If the fries are not crispy enough, increase the frying time by 1-2 minutes.
- If the hot sauce mixture is too spicy, add more mayonnaise and sour cream to balance out the heat.

Food safety advice:
- Always use caution when frying with hot oil.
- Make sure the potatoes are completely dry before frying to prevent oil splatters.

Food history:
- Hot sauce and horseradish are both popular ingredients in Louisiana cuisine.

Flavor profiles:
- Spicy, tangy, and slightly sweet.

Serving suggestions:
- Serve the fries as an appetizer or side dish.

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Taste: Spicy, Tangy, Zesty, Savory, Pungent, Aromatic