Baked Poblano Fries

Baked Poblano Fries with French Onion Dip 4

I don't remember exactly which Rachael Ray cooking show I saw these on, but as soon as she mentioned them, I knew I had to make them.

At that very moment. 

I didn't even finish watching the show.

I headed straight into my kitchen and started to work, while visions of crispy, golden strips of breaded poblano peppers danced in my head.

Were it not for the fact that I had to share these with Hubby and the kiddies for lunch that day, I would have happily finished them all by myself.  No burger necessary. 

Full of spicy flavor (and very little heat), Baked Poblano Fries are better (and more addicting) than chips.  And a tastier alternative to plain ol' french fried potatoes.

All I have to say is, "Gracias, Rachael Ray!" 

Baked Poblano Fries Prep 5

Baked Poblano Fries
(Inspired by Rachael Ray)

  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1-1/2 cups dry bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon seasoning salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • Ground cumin
  • 5 poblano peppers

Preheat oven to 375F.

Beat the eggs in a small bowl.  Season with salt and pepper; set aside.

Place dry bread crumbs on a medium plate, season with seasoning salt, chili powder and a dash of ground cumin; set aside.

Slice the tops off the tops of the poblano peppers. Using your knife or a spoon, scoop out the seeds and veins.

Baked Poblano Fries Prep 1

Slice the chilies in half lengthwise and cut into 1/4-inch slices. 

Sliced Poblano

Dip the poblano strips in egg.

Baked Poblano Fries Prep 2

Coat the poblano strips with bread crumbs.

Baked Poblano Fries Prep 3

Arrange the breaded poblano strips on a lightly greased baking sheet.  (I line my baking sheet with aluminum foil to make clean-up easier.)  Bake at 375F for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown. 

Baked Poblano Fries Prep 4

Serve with Ranch or Bleu Cheese Dressing, Fresh Tomato Salsa or Homemade Onion Dip for dipping.  Enjoy!!!

Baked Poblano Fries with French Onion Dip 2



  1. Those pictures make me want to dive right in! ;)  I will have to give these a shot.  So, did you dip them in the onion dip?  Or something else?  Or, how are they plain?

  2. I did dip them in the onion dip, but these are absolutely delicious plain! :)  

  3. Oh, I'm with you...these sound awesome! You mentioned a burger...I bet they'd be killer layered ON the burger, as well.  Either way, I'm tempted to scurry to the stove and make a batch right now.

  4. Oh My!  I'll be trying these soon.  Especially since you don't need to char and peel the poblanos first!  Thanks!
    It is Poblano season and they are so inexpensive right now!

  5. I cannot image having enough peppers to batter and fry like this... sounds so great

  6. Looks pretty easy, although I'm a wuss & would just use bell pepper, but it's the same method!

  7. Excellent recipe to serve with tacos or Mexican rice. Thank you Leslie :)

  8. These look so amazing! I need to try them. Thank you for sharing, Leslie!

  9. Que delicioso! I would love to have some of those right now :)

  10. Delicious!! For sure I'll be making them ;)