Cookin’ Louisiane – Jay D’s Bar-B-Que Cheese Fries


Chef Jay Ducote shows us how to make his Bar-B-Que Cheese Fries.


  • 1 lb. Shurfine frozen fries, cooked according to directions
  • 1 Tbs Jay D’s Spicy and Sweet Rub
  • 1 cup Shurfine Monterey jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, sliced
  • 1/4 cup Jay D’s Louisiana Barbecue Sauce
  • ¼ cup Shurfine ranch dressing
  • Green onions, for garnish


  1. Preheat oven to desired temperature according to directions on back of fries package. 
  2. Toss fries in a little olive oil and sprinkle with rub. 
  3. While fries are baking, make the barbecue ranch sauce by combining Jay D’s Louisiana Barbecue Sauce and your ranch dressing of choice. 
  4. When fries are golden brown and delicious, put on a sheet pan and layer with cheese and jalapeño slices. 
  5. Bake until cheese is melted and garnish with green onions. 
  6. Lastly, finish with the barbecue ranch sauce and an extra drizzle of Jay D’s Louisiana Barbecue Sauce if you so choose. Enjoy!

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About Jay Ducote

Jay Ducote spends most of his time as a food and beverage writer, blogger, radio host, speaker, video producer, culinary personality, chef and hugger. He finished runner-up on Season 11 of the hit reality competition show Food Network Star, and had a pilot for his show "Deep Fried America" air on the Travel Channel.

The Bite and Booze Radio Show, produced and hosted by Ducote since 2011, won a Taste Award for best food or drink radio broadcast in the country and the Uniquely Louisiana Award from the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters.

Jay has his own Jay D’s product line featuring his Louisiana Barbecue Sauce, Louisiana Molasses Mustard, Spicy & Sweet Barbecue Rub, Jay D's Blanc du Bois, a collaboration with West Monroe's Landry Vineyards, and Jay D's Single Origin Coffee. In early 2018 Jay will launch his first restaurant concept, Gov't Taco, inside White Star Market in Baton Rouge.

Jay's mission is to share and expand on the conversation of Louisiana cuisine and to celebrate the culinary culture of communities he visits. For more about Jay, visit his website