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Copycat Animal Style Fries

Animal Fries are crispy French fries topped with sautéed onions, melted cheese and their special sauce. Indulgent and delicious!
Course Side Dish
Servings 6


For the Caramelized Onion

  • 1 large onion fine diced
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • salt & pepper

For the Special Sauce

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 Tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 Tablespoons relish
  • 1 Tablespoon yellow mustard
  • 1 Tablespoon white vinegar

For the Fries

  • 1 26 ounce bag frozen french fries
  • 6 slices American cheese


For the Caramelized Onions

  • Saute fine diced onion in butter over medium-low heat until deep golden brown, about 35 - 45 minutes. Season with salt & pepper to taste.

For the Fries

  • Meanwhile, oven bake french fries according to package instructions. Remove fries from oven. Top with caramelized onions and sliced American cheese. Return to oven for 3-4 minutes until cheese has melted. Serve topped with special sauce.

For the Special Sauce

  • Combine all sauce ingredients in a bowl.