Lemon Pepper Fries

For many of us, French Fries are more than just a side dish. They are a holy food that we can never get enough of.  A plate full of French Fries is the greatest treat. Almost everyone gets smitten by French Fries, and why not?

French fries are long, elongated slices of deep-fried potato. It can be fluffy or crispy and is eaten hot as a breakfast, dinner, or lunch. It is usually served with ketchup or a topping or condiment with mayonnaise, vinegar, and other ingredients. It should be used as a garnish with chilli cheese fries or poutine.

French fries are usually crunchy on the outside and fluffy and creamy on the inside, and it’s overwhelmingly liked, as you can find it in almost any restaurant. It can be found somewhere on the menu. These lemon pepper oven-baked fries are exactly what French Fries should be, deliciously crunchy on the outside and fluffy on the inside, and they’ll quickly become one of your favorite weeknight dinner recipes!

Take your fascination with these French Fries to the next level and learn about this mind-blowing recipe of French Fries with the added flavor of lemon and pepper.

French Fries facts:

French fries are cut deep-fried potatoes. It can be cooked at home in a variety of ways, all of which are considered delicious. French fries (when not fried in oil) still maintain their healthy potato form and contain dietary fiber, which reduces the risk of cholesterol levels rising and increasing the likelihood of heart attacks.

It is fast food that is well popular with children, young and older people. Aside from the nutritional advantages, it is high in starch, which can lead to diabetes for some people. French fries should be consumed in moderation.

Minimize your guilt while eating fries:

Could anyone possibly feel bad when having such a magnificent creation like French fries?

Having to accept that the heavy feeling you get just after eating something deep fried is something no one likes. You sometimes have to experience this unwanted feeling with French fries by default.

Luckily! This recipe of lemon pepper fries is oven-baked prepared and can make you feel satisfied and light while eliminating all negative emotions. Baked and flavored French fries with basic ingredients such as salt, pepper, and lemon create a blast of flavors.

Consequently, the result is perfectly crispy potato fries on the outside and fluffy on the inside. They are a generous helping to your beloved ketchup and go well with sandwiches and soups.

Use Russet Potatoes:

Russets are also known as Idaho potatoes, after the state that produces the most of them. These potatoes have thick, rugged skin and are long and wide. They are the quintessential baking potato, with a high starch content and snowy white, dry skin.

They also produce excellent mashed potatoes, which are smooth and light and absorb a large volume of liquid or other enrichments. They’re also fantastic baked in a fluffy gratin and make the perfect French fries.

Lemon & pepper – a taste that you never forget!

These French fries have the irresistible flavor of lemon and pepper spicy and sour with their crunchy texture. Anyone can replicate these lemon pepper fries easily, but it’s not the taste you get if you just squeezed a lemon over potatoes, it takes just a few extra simple ingredients.

This lemon pepper French Fries recipe beats the taste of fast food or restaurant fries in crispiness and taste without all the junk. Who needs Wingstop lemon pepper fries when you can just make them at home? These crispy fries get a lot of flavor with lemon pepper, which adds a mild spicy kick.

Furthermore, you can toss these French Fries with lemon zest to add a bit more lemon flavor that provides your taste buds with a jerk of flavor to the next level. You can make as many or as few fries as you like with this recipe.

This amazing recipe does not contain the following allergies

Peanut and Tree Nuts free

  • Gluten-free
  • Dairy-free
  • Egg-free
  • Soy-free
  • Fish and Shellfish free

More French Fries Recipes

  1. Buffalo Potato Wedges
  2. Crispy Fries and Mixed Greens
  3. Vegan Zucchini Fries
  4. Crispy Oven-baked Fries with Nacho Cheese sauce

Lemon Pepper Fries

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American


  • 1-2 russet potatoes
  • 2 tbsp olive or vegan butter
  • 1 tablespoon lemon pepper seasoning such as McCormick®
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder


  • Slice the potatoes into long, 1/2 to 1 inch thick slices (or desired fry shape).
  • Rinse the sliced potatoes in a strainer.
  • Preheat oven to 425°F (you can also use an air-fryer for easier cooking). Prepare a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Spread fries evenly on prepared baking sheet (make sure they are not overlapping – you may need a second baking sheet if they don't all fit). Place in the preheated oven or air-fryer and bake for 35-45 minutes, flipping halfway. If necessary, cook longer until desired crispiness.
  • In a small bowl, mix the garlic powder, onion powder, lemon pepper and olive oil.
  • Once the fries are finished baking, pour lemon pepper mixture over fries and toss to coat evenly.
  • Sprinkle with extra lemon pepper and desired seasonings.
  • Serve with a side of ketchup, vegan ranch, or any of your favorite sauces!


Tip: Soak the potatoes in cold water for 5 – 10 minutes (or longer). This method removes excess starch and allows for crispier fries.
Tip: You can use half the lemon pepper mixture to coat the fries before baking and toss the fries in the other half of the mixture when finished.
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Dope Meal Planner

Hungry yet? Have you tried the Dope Meal Planner?  New Meal Plans Every Week