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Did you know you can grill frozen french fries? Easy to customize like these cheesy carne asada fries

Grilled French Fries

Did you know you can grill frozen french fries?! You can! And with some grilled meat on top, you've got the best summer meal — Carne Asada Fries! Make up these grill packets to take to BBQs and picnics, too! They're easy and keep the mess out of the kitchen! 

Course Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword carne asada fries, foil packets, grill packet
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 1 servings
Calories 409 kcal
Author Betsy Life


  • Frozen french fries
  • Kerrygold butter
  • Kerrygold aged cheddar cheese
  • scallions


  1. Heat grill to medium high heat.
  2. Tear off a sheet of foil and place one serving of french fries in the center. Fold up the sides to create a bowl or packet that is open on the top. Dot Kerrygold butter (about 1/2 tablespoon per packet) over the top of the fries.
  3. Place packet on the grill and cook for 15-20 minutes until fries are browned. Sprinkle with cheddar and cook 1-2 minutes more until cheese melts. Remove from heat and garnish with scallions.
Nutrition Facts
Grilled French Fries
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 409 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Fat 29g45%
Sodium 765mg32%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 17g34%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.