Canadian Poutine

Canadian Poutine Recipe

What’s better than a delicious serving of hot chips? Well, try hot chips with a generous dribbling of warm gravy and gooey cheese curds. To give your taste buds a tour of Canadian cuisine, try this popular recipe of authentic poutine.


  • 8 cups unpeeled yellow-fleshed potatoes cut into sticks or quarters
  • 1/4 cup melted butter or frying oil
  • 450g cheddar cheese curds
  • 1tbsp butter
  • 1/2 onion chopped
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4–1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 3 cups beef broth
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 2 tbsp HP Sauce
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • Salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C or heat oil in a fryer.

  2. Toss potatoes with melted butter and spread onto a baking sheet. Bake in the oven for 25–30 minutes or until tender and golden, turning potatoes over a few times during baking; or fry potatoes in oil until tender and golden. Drain on absorbent paper.

  3. Meanwhile, in a skillet, melt butter and brown onions on medium heat. Add vinegar and brown sugar. Bring to a boil and let boil for 3–4 minutes.

  4. Pour beef broth into the skillet and return to a boil. Mix remaining sauce ingredients and add to the skillet, stirring with a whisk.

  5. Let simmer until thickened.

  6. Divide potatoes into 4 bowls, garnish with cheese, top with sauce and enjoy.
 Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada