Source: Recipe courtesy Rick Moonen, Oceana Restaurant, New York
6 cups vegetable oil
4 Idaho potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 /4-thick inch fries
1 recipe BBQ Spice
In a heavy-bottomed pot, preheat the vegetable oil to 350 degrees F. Add the potatoes and fry until golden, about 5 to 7 minutes. Transfer the fries to a large bowl and toss with BBQ Spice. Serve.
5 tablespoons Hungarian paprika
2 tablespoons Old Bay Seasoning
1 tablespoon chili powder (pasilla negro or habanero)
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon cumin, ground
1 teaspoon coriander, ground
1 teaspoon thyme dried
2 teaspoons garlic powder
2 teaspoons onion powder
3 tablespoons kosher salt
Place all the ingredients in a food processor and pulse until everything is very well combined and almost pulverized. Sprinkle desired amount over hot French fries and toss well.