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cheesy fried potatoes

Recipe by
Lee Thayer
Nakhon Si Thammarat

I love fried potatoes, and with cheese and egg mixed in, even better. These are excellent potatoes!

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For cheesy fried potatoes

  • 4
    medium potatoes, cubed, peeling is optional
  • bacon fat, as needed
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1
    small onion, diced
  • 2
  • 1/2 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded, or more to taste
  • salt and pepper, as desired

How To Make cheesy fried potatoes

  • 1
    Prep the potatoes, then add to a pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil and cook until the potatoes are not quite fork tender, we are going to fry them soon. Drain potatoes.
  • 2
    Heat 1-2 tablespoons of bacon fat and the butter in a large non stick pan, when hot, add the onion and drained potatoes.
  • 3
    Cover and cook, turning occasionally, season with salt and pepper as desired, until tender and starting to brown.
  • 4
    Crack in the eggs and sprinkle on the cheese, mix together, cover.
  • 5
    Cook until the egg is set and the cheese is melted in.
  • Cheesy Fried Potatoes
    Serve and enjoy with sides of your choice.

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