Recreate the ever-so-popular Hello Fresh fry seasoning – a favorite of many who love a perfectly seasoned, crispy bite. This secret blend elevates the simplest of fries, sweet potato fries, or even roasted potatoes to a whole new level. So, if you've been on the hunt for the best fry seasoning, Hello Fresh style, you have to give this spice blend a try!
If you're a fan of Hello Fresh, you'll know that their meal kits include unique and flavorful spices.
One of the most popular seasonings they offer is the fry seasoning which can be found in many dishes like crispy potato wedges or sweet potato fries!
But what if we tell you that now you can make your own version of this delicious fry seasoning at home?
Yes, you heard it right! I can teach you how to make a copycat version of this Hello Fresh fry seasoning that is perfect for seasoning potatoes (or other meals) to serve for dinner.
It is so easy and simple, and the best part? It only takes a few minutes to put together! This seasoning blend tastes exactly like the one in Hello Fresh. So, I know that once you've tried to make the fry seasoning, you'll never have to wait or hope for a meal kit to come with it again!
Why you'll love this recipe for Hello Fresh fry seasoning
- This copycat recipe of Hello Fresh fry seasoning captures the original flavor perfectly.
- The recipe is simple and takes only a few minutes to mix up.
- Although it's called "fry seasoning," don't limit yourself to fries. This seasoning blend can be used in a variety of dishes, adding a unique kick to your meals.
- Making your own seasoning at home is significantly cheaper than buying pre-made mixes or relying on meal kit deliveries.
- You know exactly what goes into your seasoning mix. This means you can avoid any ingredients you don't like!
Key ingredients and why we use them:
Whipping up your own fry seasoning is surprisingly easy and brings a wonderful depth of flavor to your dishes.
Here are some of the key ingredients and why we use them:
- Garlic Powder: Adding a touch of garlic powder to your fry seasoning will give it that extra kick of flavor. It tastes like it was made with fresh garlic without all the hassle of mincing and chopping.
- Onion Powder: Similar to garlic powder, onion powder adds a savory depth to your seasoning. It also helps to balance out the flavors of the other ingredients.
- Paprika: One of the main ingredients in Hello Fresh's fry seasoning is paprika. This adds a smoky, slightly sweet flavor to your fries. It also helps to give them that signature reddish-orange color.
You'll need the following pieces of equipment to make this fry seasoning from Hello Fresh:
- Airtight container (or food storage bag)
Heather's helpful hints
Always make sure to properly store your fry seasoning to help keep the flavors fresh and prevent any clumping.
Feel free to adjust the ratios of ingredients to suit your personal taste preferences. Experiment with different amounts until you find the perfect blend for you!
The shelf life can be around a year, but make sure to check the expiration dates on your spices - just to be on the safe side.
You can easily double or triple this Hello Fresh fry seasoning recipe to make a larger batch for future use or gift to friends and family.
Besides using this seasoning blend on potatoes, Hello Fresh is known to use this specific fry seasoning in the following Hello Fresh recipes: Apricot Balsamic Glazed Pork Tenderloin, Juicy Lucy Burgers with Tomato Onion Jam & Potato Wedges, and Crispy Buffalo Spiced Chicken.
Step 1) Mix all the ingredients together until the spices are evenly distributed.
Step 2) Then, transfer the mixture to a sealed container or food storage bag.
Make ahead and storage tips
This fry seasoning can be made ahead of time and stored in an airtight container for up to 6 months in a cool, dark pantry. That means you can have it on hand whenever you're craving some deliciously seasoned fries!
Frequently asked questions
Can I add any other spices to this Hello Fresh fry seasoning blend?
Absolutely! Feel free to experiment and add in your favorite spices to create a unique blend tailored to your taste preferences.
I recommend adding a pinch of cayenne pepper for some added heat or a teaspoon of dried herbs like thyme and rosemary for an earthy flavor.
How do I use this fry seasoning recipe to make homemade potatoes?
To whip up some delicious potato wedges, start by cutting potatoes into ½-inch-thick wedges. Toss them on a baking sheet with a drizzle of oil and this copycat fry seasoning from Hello Fresh.
Pop them in a 425°F oven for 25 minutes, flipping halfway through. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce, and enjoy!
What else can I use this fry seasoning for?
This Hello Fresh fry seasoning isn't just limited to potatoes. It's great on:
- Vegetables like roasted carrots or zucchini
- Sprinkled on top of popcorn for a savory twist
- As a seasoning for grilled chicken or pork
- Added to soups and stews for an extra layer of flavor
If you're in the mood for more Hello Fresh copycat recipes, check out the posts below.
Hello Fresh Fry Seasoning
- 1 tablespoon garlic powder
- 1 tablespoon onion powder
- 1 tablespoon paprika
- Combine all the ingredients together until the spices are well distributed.
- Transfer the mixture to an airtight container or ziplock bag. Store in a dark pantry for up to six months.
- To make potato wedges, cut potatoes into ½-inch-thick wedges. Toss on a baking sheet with a drizzle of oil and Fry Seasoning. Roast in a 425°F oven for 25 minutes, flipping halfway.
Notes and Tips
- Shelf life can be one year, but make sure you look at the expiration dates on your spices. You can easily double or triple this recipe. Store spices in a dry and cool location. Two tablespoons are equivalent to 1 packet of seasoning.
- This fry seasoning is used in the following Hello Fresh Recipes: Apricot Balsamic Glazed Pork Tenderloin, Juicy Lucy Burgers with Tomato Onion Jam & Potato Wedges, and Crispy Buffalo Spiced Chicken.