German Potatoes

German Potatoes Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


A great side dish.

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2 3/4 lb
russet potatoes
vegetable oil
2 Tbsp
1 1/2 c
onion, chopped
1/2 tsp

How to Make German Potatoes


  • 1Peel potatoes and cut into 1/2-inch cubes.
  • 2Rinse with cold water. Drain.
  • 3Pat potatoes dry with kitchen towels.
  • 4Pour oil into heavy deep skillet to depth of 3/4-inch.
  • 5Heat over medium-high heat until thermometer registers 375F.
  • 6Working in batches, add potatoes to skillet; cook until light golden, about 15 minutes.
  • 7Using slotted spoon, transfer potatoes to paper towels. Cool.
  • 8Melt 1 tablespoon butter in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • 9Add onions and paprika and saute until onions are golden, about 5 minutes. (Can be prepared 8 hours ahead. Cover separately and keep at room temperature).
  • 10Preheat oven to 400F.
  • 11Melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter in skillet with sauteed onions over medium-high heat.
  • 12Add potatoes and saute until golden brown, about 3 minutes.
  • 13Season mixture to taste with salt and pepper.
  • 14Spread mixture on heavy large baking sheet.
  • 15Bake until potatoes are cooked through and crisp, about 15 minutes.

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About German Potatoes

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: German

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