Vegan Animal Style Fries (In-n-Out Burger copycat)

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Vegan Animal Style Fries Recipe(In-N-Out copycat)

This is my take on Vegan Animal Style Fries. Inspired by california burger chain In-N-Out Burger. I got my recipe inspo from hotforfood and edgy veg so check them out.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings


  • Baking Sheet
  • Parchment Paper
  • pot



  • 4 russet potatoes
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper

Caramelized Onions

  • 3 large yellow onions, roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

1000 Island Sauce

  • 1/2 cup vegan mayo
  • 4 tbsp sweet green relish
  • 2 tbsp ketchup
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 green onion chopped* optional

Cheese Sauce

  • 1/2 cup plant based milk, unsweetened almond or soy preferred
  • 1/2 cup vegan cheddar cheese (about 8 slices) Daiya Brand preferred



  • Preheat oven to 475°F

Prepare Fries

  • Cut russet potatoes into thin shoestring pieces using knife or mandolin.
  • Submerge in cold water to remove excess starch for at least 10 minutes.
  • Remove from water and pat dry.
  • Add potatoes, oil and seasonings in a large bowl and mix well.
  • Spread out on baking sheet and bake in the oven for 15-25 minutes, turning halfway.
  • Remove from oven and salt to taste immediately!

Prepare Onions

  • Place roughly chopped onions in small pot with olive oil on low heat.
  • Saute on low for 15-30 minutes until caramelized.

Prepare 1000 Island Sauce

  • Combine all ingredients in small bowl or measuring cup.
  • Store in the fridge until ready to serve.

Prepare Cheese Sauce

  • Add all cheese sauce ingredients to pot on low and simmer until melted.

Put it all together.

  • Pile fries onto plate or bowl
  • Cover with caramelized onions, then cheese sauce, then 1000 Island, and once again with more caramelized onions.
  • Enjoy immediately.



This recipe was inspired and adapted from hotforfood blog and EdgyVeg so check them out 🙂
Keyword animal fries, animal style, animal style fries, edgyveg, hotforfood, in n out copycat, vegan fries, vegan in n out
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