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fried greek potatoes

★★★★★ 3
a recipe by
Marsha Gardner
Florala, AL

Lemon and oregano make these fried potatoes special enough for a company meal. I love Greek food and the freshness that lemon brings.

★★★★★ 3
serves 6

Ingredients For fried greek potatoes

  • 6 lg
    baking potates, washed, not peeled and cut up as for large french fries
  • juice of 1 lemon (or more to taste)
  • kosher salt, freshly ground black pepper and oregano to taste
  • 1/2 c
    olive oil, extra virgin

How To Make fried greek potatoes

  • 1
    Combine the potatoes, lemon juice, salt, pepper and oregano in a bowl, mix well and allow the potatoes to marinate for an hour or so.
  • 2
    Heat the olive oil in a wok or deep skillet over high heat until it begins to smoke.
  • 3
    Add the marinated potatoes and fry them, tossing gently but often, until they begin to brown.
  • 4
    Adjust the seasonings, adding additional salt, pepper, lemon juice and oregano, as desired.
  • 5
    Cook until nicely browned and just tender. Do not let the potatoes get so soft that they fall apart.

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