Fried potatoes and onions


  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Servings: 4 servings
  • Calories: 200kca

These potatoes are easy to make, crispy on the outside, and tender in the middle.

They’re delicious, tasty, appetizing, and mouth-watering, I used to cook them on every busy working day .


  • 1 ½ pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes (about 3 cups)
  • 1 Tablespoon Kosher salt
  • 3 Tablespoons vegetable oil (See Tip 2)
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 large onion, chopped, minced (about 1-½ cups)
  • Chopped parsley or chives as desired for garnish


  1. Boil potatoes in water salted with 1 Tablespoon of Kosher salt for about 5 minutes just until they start to become tender, then drain it well.
  2. Heat vegetable oil or any kind of oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Add potatoes and cook stirring now and then for 10 minutes.
  4. Add pepper and onions.
  5. Continue cooking, stirring, until the potatoes are crispy on the outside and the onions are perfectly browned, about 15 to 20 minutes.
  6. Garnish with minced parsley or chopped chives depending on the need.

Tricks And Tips :

  • Yukon gold potatoes tend to hold their shape so they are just perfect for this recipe.
  • You can also use red potatoes or Russet potatoes.

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