Hello, everyone, Recently, there have been several articles circulating on the internet that claim that KFC does not properly boil …
boil before frying potatoes
There is a general consensus among chefs and home cooks alike that boiling potatoes before frying them yields superior results. Boiling removes the waterlogged starch granules, which makes the fries crispy and golden brown. Additionally, boiling also de-gels the potatoes, making them less likely to stick to the hot oil. Finally, boiling potatoes breaks down the starches, making them more digestible. So why don’t more chefs and home cooks follow this advice?
One reason is that boiling potatoes can be time-consuming. It can take up to an hour to boil a hundred potatoes, and that’s only if you’re using a large pot. And even if you have the time, boiling can be a hassle. You need to keep the potatoes covered with water so they don’t stick to the bottom of the pot, and you need to stir them occasionally so they don’t stick to the bottom of the pot or to each other.
Another reason is that boiling potatoes can be