Home fries, fried taters, French fried tater rounds...whatever you call them, they are potatoes peeled, sliced and cooked hot with onions til they are crunchy on the outside. When they are covered, placed over reduced heat and allowed to cook til tender Unknown source
In large deep skillet heat oil on medium high heat. Add potatoes and onion and sear them on the outside for crunch. Turn potatoes from bottom up as they brown on the outside, gradually sprinkling the salt and pepper on the layers.
After 15 minutes, or when the potatoes have a golden edge to them, cover, reduce heat and allow to cook til tender, 20 to 25 minutes more. Serve while hot, garnished with bacon bits if desired. Serves 4 to 6