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Want it "animal style?" What "it" are we referring to? Fries here, but whatever you want with our homemade sauce.

Animal Style Fries


  • Secret sauce:

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise

  • 3 tablespoons ketchup

  • 1 teaspoon yellow mustard

  • 2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish

  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar

  • Caramelized onions:

  • 1 onion, finely chopped

  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • To assemble:

  • 1 package french fries, cooked

  • American cheese


  1. In a medium bowl, combine all secret sauce ingredients. Refrigerate.

  2. Heat oil in a nonstick pan until shimmering. Add onions and salt, and reduce heat to medium low. Brown slowly, stirring occasionally, for about 15 minutes. When onions begin to look dry, add a tablespoon of water to the pan and stir to combine. Repeat after the water evaporates, as many times as needed until onions are soft. Remove from pan and set aside.

  3. Top french fries with American cheese, then onions, then secret sauce. Enjoy.

Animal Style Fries




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- Today I'm gonna show you just how easy it is to anything animal style. We're gonna be doin' fries today but you can put this on anything. Let's get started. We're gonna start with the caramelized onions 'cause they're gonna take the longest. So let's chop our onion, carefully, with a sharp knife. And the onion doesn't need to be really tiny you just want it more or less even pieces so it cooks evenly. Once our onion is chopped we're gonna heat our oil and get our onions fryin'. And we want a nice, soft, caramelized onion. I'm gonna show you a secret trick to get your onions nice and soft. Let's heat our oil. Just a bit of vegetable oil in the pan. We're gonna get the oil nice and hot 'til it's shimmering before we add our onions. So to make our animal style sauce, very simple. Just gonna add mayo. Add ketchup. Bit of yellow mustard. Some sweet pickle relish. You can use any kind of relish you like in this. I like it a little bit sweeter. And then we've got some Worcestershire sauce. If you can spell it you win a prize. White wine vinegar, and a bit of salt and sugar mixed together. And we're just gonna mix that, and that's your sauce, that's it. Try not to get it everywhere. Mix, mix, mix. Alright, that looks delicious. I can't wait to smother it all over fries. So we'll carefully add our onions. And a good pinch of salt. And we'll give them a little bit of a stir and them let them fry. And adding salt is also gonna help release some of the liquid from the onions and that's gonna help them be really nice and soft and melt in your mouth. So as our onions start to sweat down and caramelize they're gonna lose a lot of the liquid that's already in them. That's why we added the salt. So we're gonna add some more water in to keep our onions nice and soft. Carefully, 'cause there's oil in the pan, remember. We're gonna let that cook down a bit more. And you're just gonna keep repeating this as your onions brown. Probably gonna need to do it about two, three times as the onions need it. Keep them beautiful and golden and soft. So we're just adding the last bit of water to our onions. They are just about ready, so we're gonna get everything else ready to go for our animal style fries. Alright, as our onions finish we're gonna get our cheese and our fries and we're gonna get platin' Cheese! Alright, we got our nice golden, toasty fries. And you can use any fry recipe you like or just go buy your favorite fries for this. We've got our little tray. We're just gonna put the fries in the bottom. We're gonna add our American cheese. Get that right on top so it gets nice and melty. We'll add our onions right over the top. All the onions. And finish it with our sauce. Oh, it smells so good in here! And that is animal style fries. I'm gonna dig in right now. Mm! I think that might even be better than In-N-Out.

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