fried potatoes and onions

Here’s a simple recipe for fried potatoes and onions:


  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 2-3 tablespoons vegetable oil or bacon grease
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: paprika, garlic powder, or other seasonings of your choice


  1. Heat the vegetable oil or bacon grease in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the sliced potatoes and onions to the skillet, spreading them out into an even layer.
  3. Let the potatoes and onions cook without stirring for about 5-7 minutes, allowing them to brown on one side.
  4. Use a spatula to flip the potatoes and onions, then continue cooking for another 5-7 minutes until they are golden brown and crispy.
  5. Season the potatoes and onions with salt, pepper, and any other seasonings you prefer.
  6. Continue cooking for an additional 5-7 minutes, or until the potatoes are cooked through and the onions are caramelized.
  7. Once cooked to your desired level of crispiness, remove the potatoes and onions from the skillet and serve hot.

Enjoy your delicious fried potatoes and onions as a side dish or as a hearty breakfast option!

Leave a Comment