QUEENS DINER RETRO FRIES
Queens Diner Retro Fries
A spicy spin on the Diner classic, Disco Fries
- BK Salsa The Tropical 1/2 Jar
- Sweet Potatoes 4
- Butter 1/2 stick OR Vegan Alternative 1/2 stick
- Veggie Stock 1/4 cup
- Flour 1/4 cup
- Thyme 1 tbs
- Brown Sugar 3 tbsp
- Salt and Pepper to taste
- Cinnamon 1 tbsp
- Shredded Coconut
Skin the sweet potato, and slice into fries of a rustic nature. Bring a pot of water to a boil, flavor the boil with salt., and throw sweet potato fry slices in for 10 minutes, Remove immediately from the hot water and place them on top of a bowl of ice with some cold water, cover and refrigerate for 20 minutes. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
Spicy Gravy: Meanwhile, Add ½ stick of butter or your vegan alternative to a sauce pan on medium heat. After it has melted, add the veggie stock, 1 tbsp of the brown sugar, and thyme. When it begins to simmer, slowly whisk in the flour in small amounts at a time, and the “roux” will thicken slightly. Slowly add “The Tropical” BK salsa. Set the heat on low, and let it simmer.
Take out the sweet potato fries, pat them dry, season with Salt and place them on an oil-lubed baking sheet, bake for 20 minutes at 450 degrees. Let them cool for only a minute, and toss with the remaining brown sugar, salt, pepper, and cinnamon.
Plate the fries how you will, pour the gravy so that it cascades amongst the fries, sprinkle with shredded coconut (toasted or raw), and be proud of yourself.Devour immediately.