Can one make french fries in a microwave oven?
It depends. If you’re just heating up frozen fries, then you can, but they’ll be mushy. If you make them from scratch (like, slice the potato yourself and everything) I don’t think so. EDIT: A microwave oven, or microwave, is a kitchen appliance employing microwave radiation primarily to cook or heat food. Microwave ovens have revolutionized food preparation since their use became widespread in the 1970s. However many chefs find microwave ovens to be of limited usefulness because the Maillard reactions (a type of browning) cannot occur due to the temperature range. MAILLARD REACTION The Maillard reaction is a chemical reaction between an amino acid and a reducing sugar, usually requiring the addition of heat. Like caramelization, it is a form of non-enzymatic browning. The reactive carbonyl group of the sugar interacts with the nucleophilic amino group of the amino acid, and interesting but poorly characterized odor and flavor molecules result. This process accelerates in an alkaline e