Polenta Fries May 29, 2020 Go to RecipePrint Recipe The great American (French) Fry with a unique twist! Personally, I just buy prepared polenta rather than making it from scratch but you can do whatever you like – it’s a great side-dish either way. Pin Print Polenta Fries 4 from 2 votes Ingredients 2 cups whole milk1 quart chicken stock2 tablespoons butter3 1/4 cups dry polenta3 ounces Parmesan cheese1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley salt and pepper to taste1 quart vegetable oil for frying Directions In a large saucepan, combine milk, chicken stock, and butter; bring to rolling boil. Slowly whisk in polenta. Turn down heat to medium-low, and continue cooking and stirring until polenta pulls from edge of pan. Mix in cheese and parsley, and season with salt and pepper to taste. Spread polenta evenly over a cookie sheet, and refrigerate until cold.Transfer polenta to cutting board and cut into cut 3/4 by 3/4 by 3 1/2 inch sticks.Heat oil in deep-fryer to 365 degrees F (185 degrees C). Fry polenta sticks in batches until crispy. Place on dry paper towels to drain.