What Is Poutine?
Poutine is a Canadian dish made with fries, cheese curds, and gravy that can be enjoyed as either a main course or a side dish. As for poutine history, it first originated in rural Quebec in the 1950s and became widely popular throughout Canada in the 1990s. The dish is now popular around the globe and can now be found at both restaurants and fast-food chains worldwide.
How to Cook Poutine?
Gather your poutine ingredients and use this recipe to make delicious Canadian-style poutine. To start, cook butter and flour until golden brown in a saucepan and add broth, bringing to boil. Next, pour in a cornstarch and water slurry while stirring with a whisk and simmer until the gravy reaches the desired thickness. And season with pepper.
Cut ½ inch potato sticks and soak in cold water. Drain on a paper towel and transfer to oil at 300 °F, frying for 5-8 minutes before removing. Increase the temperature of the oil to 375°F and add fries back, cook them till golden brown. Drain on paper towels. After removing excess oil, transfer to a large bowl, add salt and pepper. Pour the sauce over the fries and serve with cheese.
What to Serve With Poutine?
Poutine fries are best served with Japanese marinated daikon pickles, tomato and parsley salad, hard-boiled egg, walnut salad, marinated julienne carrots, and coleslaw to balance out the heaviness of the dish.
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