Crispy Fried Potatoes

{Country Potatoes}

Soft and creamy on the inside, crispy on the outside.


5 cups potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes 3-4 tbsp salt 2 tbsp butter 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

Step #1:

Fill a saucepan with 12 cups of water and add 3-4 tablespoons of salt.

Step #2:

Add the potatoes to the water, set the pan over high heat, and bring to a boil.

Quick tip #1:

The water should taste salty. This will flavor the potatoes from the inside out.

Quick tip #2:

Add potatoes to cold water then bring to a boil. This will help the potatoes cook evenly.

Step #3:

Boil potatoes just until barely fork tender and slightly under-done.

Step #5:

Drain the potatoes in a colander set inside the sink.

Step #6:

Heat butter and oil in a skillet...

Step #7:

Add the potatoes to the hot butter and oil, spreading them out into a single layer.

Let the potatoes cook, undisturbed, until golden and crispy on the bottom.

Step #9:

Continue cooking, stirring frequently, until the potatoes are golden and crispy all over.

Taste for seasoning:

Taste for doneness and seasoning. Sprinkle with more salt if needed.

Serve for breakfast, lunch or dinner, as a side dish or as a topping for soup.