RECIPE: Fries Au Gratin @CravOnFries with Leyna’s Kitchen | @LeynasKitchen #CravOnFries #Recipe

For this project, I partnered up with my Chef sister from Leyna’s Kitchen. This is what she came up with. Enjoy!
You know I love a good food challenge. For this project, I was given some frozen “CravOn Never Fried French Fries” to come up with a simple recipe for families to enjoy. Here is my dish:

Fries Au Gratin

– a simple recipe by Leyna’s Kitchen.

For this project, I used a 2″ x 3″ x 1.5″h single serving rectangular baking dish (see pictured).

STEP #3. Sprinkle a layer of garlic.

STEP #5. Repeat the layers.

STEP #6. Pour over the top heavy whipping cream. Be sure to cover the potatoes.

STEP #7. Cover with aluminum foil.

STEP #8. Slash holes on the top for ventilation.

STEP #9. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

STEP #10. Uncover and bake an additional 15-20 minutes until golden brown and creamy.
TIP: make sure the sauce has thickened by spooning a corner of the dish to see if it’s creamy. If it’s not, then bake it for another 10-15 minutes longer.

GARNISH: add chopped parsley on top.

Overall, it was fun turning a staple into a simple gourmet dish that families can try at home. I hope that you’ll agree it’s easy, and you’ll have to let me know what you think.


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About CravOn Never Fried French Fries:
CravOn Fries have only five ingredients: potato, olive oil and sea salt for flavor, caramel color and annato, a natural plant-based color. CravOn Fries have 50% less fat than traditional frozen fries, instead of tasting oil, you’ll taste fresh potato tossed with olive oil and sea salt, baked up deeply golden and crisp, ready to yield under your tongue. (CravOn Fries, 2 g of fat per 3 oz serving compared to regular fries 4g of fat per 3 oz serving based on USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 25, data for 11359.) To learn more, please visit their website at

A review by Chef Leyna Tran-Doan from Leyna’s Kitchen. Leyna was professionally trained at Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Art School in Hollywood, CA in which she graduated with high honors. She also worked at Pelican Hills’ 5-star resort in Pastries and was a Finalist on Season 3 Cupcake Wars. Leyna loves
fashion, fine-dining, traveling, and theater. To learn more about Chef Leyna, please visit her website at

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