Duck Confit Sweet Potato Fries with Smoked Gouda Cheese Sauce
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 

A decadent treat for tailgating or just a fun family movie night!

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: french fries
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 486 kcal
Author: Kellie
Ingredients
  • 1 bag Alexia Sweet Potato Fries with Sea Salt
  • 2 tablespoons duck fat or unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 cups beef stock
  • 1 duck leg confit you can purchase these at most grocery stores
  • 1 teaspoons garlic powder divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 cups 2% milk
  • 1 cup shredded smoked gouda
  • kosher salt and pepper
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. In a medium sauce pan, melt the duck fat over med-high heat. Whisk in the cornstarch and cook until golden in color. Slowly whisk in the beef stock and cook until slightly thickened. Turn the heat to low. Shred the duck leg and stir into the gravy. Add the 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder and chili powder stirring to combine. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Remove from the heat, cover and set aside.
  3. In a small saucepan, melt the butter over med-high heat. Whisk in the cornstarch and cook until golden brown. Slowly whisk in the milk and cook until slightly thickened. Turn the heat to low and stir in the cheese. Add the remaining garlic powder and season with salt and pepper to taste. Continue stirring until smooth. Cover and keep warm until ready to use.
  4. Place a wire cooling rack over a foil lined baking sheet and spread the fries in one layer. Bake the fries for 10-15 minutes or until crispy.
  5. Place the fries in a big bowl and top with the duck confit gravy. Spoon the cheese sauce over the fries and serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Duck Confit Sweet Potato Fries with Smoked Gouda Cheese Sauce
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 486 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Fat 32g49%
Saturated Fat 16g100%
Cholesterol 134mg45%
Sodium 696mg30%
Potassium 468mg13%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 29g58%
Vitamin A 5230IU105%
Vitamin C 1.4mg2%
Calcium 474mg47%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.