Taco Bell Nacho Fries


1 pound Ore-Ida Extra Crispy Frozen Fast Food Fries
vegetable oil for frying

Cheese sauce
1 tablespoon salted butter
1/2 cup whole milk
8 ounces American cheese
1 tablespoon Tobasco Jalapeno sauce or juice from a jar of jalapeno slices for nachos
2 tablespoons paprika
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon chili powder like McCormick’s
1 teaspoon garlic powder do not use garlic salt
1 teaspoon onion powder do not use onion salt

Seasoning blend
If you have a spice grinder or a mini food processor, process spices to grind them more finely, if not, skip this step. Store spice blend in a salt shaker or another shaker. You will have some left over, you can use this for tacos, or another batch of fries.
Cheese Sauce
Combine all ingredients in a small pot, heat on low until the cheese melts, stir to combine.
French Fries Instructions
Fill a large pot with enough vegetable oil to fill the pot 4 inches deep. Heat the oil to 350 degrees.
Cook the fries for 6 to 8 minutes or until crispy. Remove fries from the oil and place on a wire rack that is resting on a baking sheet, and sprinkle liberally with the seasoning blend.

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