1 large Sweet Onion (Mayan, Vidalia®, or Walla Walla), sliced
2 lbs Pacific Gold Russet Potatoes, scrubbed clean, peeled, and cut into ¼" fries
Peanut or avocado oil, for frying
4–5 slices American cheese
1 tbsp butter
2 tbsp plus 2 tsp mayonnaise
1 tbsp ketchup
2 tsp sweet pickle relish
½ tsp sugar
½ tsp white vinegar
Prep Time: 40 min
Cook Time: 25 min
1 Heat a couple of inches of oil in a deep, heavy pot to 300° F.
2 While preparing other ingredients, soak cut fries in cold water to keep from browning and to break down excess starch.
3 Heat 1 tbsp of butter in a skillet over medium-high heat until melted. Add onions and reduce heat to medium-low. Stirring occasionally, cook for about 20–25 minutes until soft and golden brown. Set aside.
4 In a bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, ketchup, relish, sugar, and vinegar. Set aside.
5 Remove fries from water and place on paper towels, blotting to dry.
6 In 3 to 4 batches, cook the fries for 4–5 minutes per batch until soft, not browned. Using a slotted spoon, remove each batch of fries from the oil and drain on paper towels.
7 Increase the temperature of the oil to 400° F. Cook the fries in batches again until they are golden brown. Remove from the oil and drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with salt.
8 Place some freshly cooked fries on a plate and cover with an American cheese slice. Top with fry sauce and caramelized sweet onions and serve alongside your favorite burger. Enjoy!
Tip: We also topped our favorite burger with the extra caramelized sweet onions and fry sauce…so delicious!
Sweet Onions are a year-round item from Progressive Produce. Choose from Mayan Sweet Onions, Vidalia Sweet Onions, or Walla Walla Sweet Onions depending on the season.
To learn more about Progressive Produce, visit www.progressiveproduce.com