- 8 potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch thick fries
- 1/4 cup white sugar
- 2 tablespoons corn syrup
- 1 quart canola oil, or as needed
- Sea salt to taste
Place potatoes in a bowl and cover with water; let sit for 5 minutes. Drain and pat dry.
Place potatoes in a bowl and cover with boiling water; add sugar and corn syrup and mix well. Place bowl in the refrigerator and let sit for 5 minutes. Drain and pat dry.
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Spread potatoes out in a baking dish, cover the dish with plastic wrap, and freeze for 30 minutes.
Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Working in batches, fry potatoes in hot oil for 2 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to dry and let cool for 15 minutes.
Working in batches again, fry potatoes in hot oil until browned and crispy, 5 to 7 minutes. Season fries with sea salt.