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Poutine Sauce Recipe for French Fries

Serves 4 to 6


  • 1 quart chicken stock, or veal stock
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup butter, or oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 8 cups French fries, cooked, you can make from scratch or use frozen
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese curds, fresh


In a 2 quart pot bring stock to a boil. Add the butter and the flour, whisking continually over high heat, for about 3 min.
Lower the heat to a simmer and continue to cook for around 35 minutes, stirring frequently.
Strain the sauce, and add salt and pepper to taste.
If you want your sauce to be thicker, lower the heat to medium and let it reduce further.
For serving:  Put a handful of curds in a bowl, cover them with french fries,
cover french fries with rest of curd, cover the french fries with the poutine sauce.

Poutine Sauce Recipe for French Fries

Submitted by Food Republic

Vive Poutine! Quebec’s take on Disco Fries
Thanks to our amis up north in Canada [5], Day 2 here yesterday at Food Republic HQ was filled with fun French comments and lots of pro-Québec feelings. Which reminded us of how much we love poutine, which we actually just had at Mile End [6], where Montréal meets Brooklyn. I mean, let’s face it: gravy, cheese curds and skin-on french fries—what’s not to love?
**Cheese curds can sometimes be found at Trader Joe’s. If you can’t find them there replace with a mild, soft white cheese

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