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Patso: A Turkish-Inspired Sandwich

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Learn how to make patso, a Turkish-inspired sandwich.

Learn how to make patso, a Turkish-inspired sandwich.

French fries are a popular snack all over the world, although they are often prepared slightly differently depending on where in the world you are. During a visit to Turkey, I had the chance to sample a local street food called patso, which is a Turkish sandwich stuffed with French fries. Let me show you my own version of this delicious snack.

Patso ingredients

Patso ingredients

Cook Time

Prep timeCook timeReady inYields

5 min

15 min

20 min

1 serving


  • 6-inch baguette
  • 150 grams French fries
  • 6 slices of cheese
  • 1 tablespoon butter, optional
  • ketchup
  • mayonnaise
  • cooking oil


For Preparation:

  • 1 medium plate
  • 1 small plate
  • knife
  • measuring spoons
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For Cooking:

  • fry pan
  • grill pan
  • tongs or skimmer spoon
  • bowl or plate


  1. Heat oil in a frying pan. Double-fry French fries until golden brown. Season with salt. Set aside.
  2. Slice bread, stuff it with cheese, and spread butter on the outside surface of the bread. Toast it using a grill pan or panini press.
  3. Once the bread is toasted, remove it from the pan or press.
  4. Assemble the patso sandwich. Stuff the baguette with fries.
  5. Drizzle mayonnaise and ketchup on top of the fries.
  6. Serve patso with your favorite drink.

Step-by-Step Video

Tips and Techniques

  • Double-frying the French fries achieves a crunchier texture.
  • Use salted or unsalted butter.
  • Replace the baguette with a soft bread roll.
  • Add any cheese available.
  • To make the sandwich a bit spicier, add hot sauce to the ketchup.
Turkish sandwich stuffed with fries

Turkish sandwich stuffed with fries

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