Perfectly Pan Fried Potatoes



About: We are people, and a dog, who are passionate about hunting, cooking and training. This includes everything leading up to the hunt (training and planning) and everything after, especially dinner.

Intro: Perfectly Pan Fried Potatoes

Growing up, one of my fondest memories was visiting my Great-Aunt Dot. Those family visits always involved playing with cousins, exchanging stories and, of course, delicious food.

As an adult, I still find there isn't much of anything better than perfectly crisp on the outside and fluffy on the inside breakfast potatoes, and my Great-Aunt's potatoes were the best in my book. She passed this simple and delicious recipe down to my Mom, who in turn taught me, and now I'm sharing with you.


Step 1: What You'll Need

• 1 lb russet potatoes (diced)

• 1/4 white onion (diced)

• Bacon fat and/or salted butter

• Salt to taste

• Cast iron skillet

Step 2: How To:

1) Heat a large cast iron skillet over medium-high heat.

2) Melt bacon fat and/or butter in the skillet, enough to cover the bottom of the skillet by 1/4 inch.

3) Add potatoes to the hot fat in a single layer. (Listen to that sizzle!)

4) Sprinkle potatoes with salt to taste.

5) Cover skillet with a lid (or another cast iron skillet) for about 5 minutes.

6) Continue to turn potatoes periodically until golden brown on all sides.

7) Add diced onions and cook until starting to caramelize.

8) Plate, serve and enjoy!



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