Easy Breezy Country Fried Potatoes

1
Elaine Bovender

By
@Elaine55

I love fried potatoes, but I didn't make them much because of the constant standing at the stove, frying and turning until they were finally cooked through. I can remember my mother doing that for what seemed like an eternity. I found a faster way to make this delicious treat and they're just as good as cooking them the long way, so now my family gets to enjoy them much more often. I serve them as a side dish with seafood or chicken or even at breakfast. Mom served them as a side with her pinto beans and cornbread. Hope you all enjoy!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

How to Make Easy Breezy Country Fried Potatoes

Step-by-Step

  1. Wash, peel and cut up potatoes. Place in microwave-safe bowl and cover with water. Add about 1/2 to 1 teaspoon salt. Microwave on high for about 8 minutes. Drain well.
  2. Heat oil in frying pan (I love my cast iron). Add drained potatoes to hot oil and fry for about 5 min or until golden brown. Turn and fry on other side until golden. Add salt and pepper to taste, serve hot.
  3. These potatoes make an excellent side dish at dinner time or at breakfast time with eggs and your favorite breakfast meat or you can smother them in gravy. So much faster and easier and no matter how you serve them, these potatoes are scrumptious! You could also add onion, seasoned salt, green peppers or anything else that you like.

Printable Recipe Card

About Easy Breezy Country Fried Potatoes

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



Show 22 Comments & Reviews

25 French Toast Recipes Your Family Will Love

25 French Toast Recipes Your Family Will Love


Perfect for the holidays or for a random Saturday morning, french toast is a family favorite. What can be better than bread dipped in egg and pan-fried to golden brown perfection? Oh yeah – changing it up! By adding fruit, turning it into a casserole, or combining other favorite breakfasts (like cinnamon rolls), the possibilities […]

23 Recipes to Fuel Your Cyber Monday Shopping

23 Recipes to Fuel Your Cyber Monday Shopping


Cyber Monday is a great day to wrap up (or maybe begin) holiday shopping. But, with so many deals, it can be hours of sitting at a computer or smartphone finding exactly what you want. At some point, you’re going to be hungry. Keep yourself fueled by making one of these 23 recipes. From sausage […]

14 Thanksgiving Pie Recipes That’ll Complete Your Feast

14 Thanksgiving Pie Recipes That’ll Complete Your Feast


Pumpkin pie, pecan pie, apple pie, give us all the pies at Thanksgiving! Is it Thanksgiving if you don’t finish your feast with a slice of pie? We don’t think so. If asked to bring a pie or hosting Thanksgiving and not sure what pie to make, try one of these 14 recipes. From pumpkin […]