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shoestring potatoes

noun
1.
long, sticklike slices of raw potato that are deep-fried until crisp.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35, Americanism
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  • shoestring potatoes were used to line thickly the bottom and sides of a wire frying basket.
  • Today, though, she orders sliced tomatoes with vinaigrette and char-grilled chicken over shoestring potatoes.
  • Top with vegetable vinaigrette, then top again with crispy shoestring potatoes.

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