Fried Greek Potatoes

Marsha Gardner


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

★★★★★ 3 votes


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6 large
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


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

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About Fried Greek Potatoes

Course/Dish: Potatoes

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