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Friday Night Fry Bar

​Serve your family or friends a variety of fries, toppings and dips so they can build their favorite fry combinations for a fun and filling get together.

Makes 8 to 10 servings


½ bag    McCain® Sweet Potato Crinkle Cut Fries

½ bag    McCain® Smiles

½ bag    McCain® Craft Beer Battered Thin Cut Fries

½ bag    McCain® 5 Minute Fries                                                            



2.8 ounces        Fully cooked bacon pieces

4 ounces           Crumbled cheeses (Blue, Gorgonzola, or Feta)

8 ounces           Shredded cheeses (Cheddar, Colby-jack, or Pepper jack)

2 cups               Shredded lettuce

1 cup                Chopped tomato

Garlic Herb Seasoned Chicken (see recipe)

Selection of Dipping Sauces (see recipes)


Garlic Herb Seasoned Chicken

1 each                           Rotisserie chicken, shredded

2 teaspoons                  Herbs de Provence blend

½ teaspoon                  Salt

¼ teaspoon                  Garlic powder

⅛ teaspoon                  Onion powder


Dipping Sauces

Smoked Chipotle Gravy

1 each                          Brown gravy powder mix

¼ teaspoon or to taste Chipotle powder

  1. In small sauce pan, prepare gravy according to package instructions. Add chipotle powder; stir to combine and serve warm.


Harissa Spiked Marinara

1 cup                            Marinara sauce, jarred

2 tablespoons               Harissa paste

  1. In small sauce pan, combine marinara and harissa paste; stir until combine. Heat and serve warm.


Gorgonzola Cream Sauce

1 cup                             Heavy cream

1 ½ tablespoons           Gorgonzola, crumbled

4 teaspoons                  Lemon juice

To taste                         Salt

In small sauce pan, reduce cream over low heat for 30 mins. Add gorgonzola, lemon juice, and salt; stir until cheese is melted. Serve warm.


Creamy Basil Pesto

½ cup               Basil pesto

½ cup               Mayonnaise

  1. In small mixing bowl, whisk to combine pesto and mayonnaise. Serve chilled.


Sriracha Ranch

1 cup                            Ranch dressing

2 tablespoons              Sriracha

  1. In small mixing bowl, whisk to combine ranch and Sriracha. Serve chilled.


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.

  2. Bake crinkle cut fries and Smiles according to package instructions. Then raise oven temperature to 450°F.

  3. Bake Thin Cut and 5 Minute Fries according to package instructions.

  4. To make seasoned chicken, see related recipe. Combine shredded chicken with herbs and seasonings in a microwave-safe bowl and toss to combine.

  5. Meanwhile prepare fry dipping sauces of your choice, see related recipes.

  6. Transfer bacon pieces to microwave-safe bowl.

  7. Heat chicken and bacon in microwave until warm.

  8. Set out all items buffet style in separate bowls and allow your guest to build their own loaded fries.