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Southern Style Fried Potatoes

Southern Style Fried Potatoes

Southern Style Fried Potatoes – a simple meal choice made with potatoes and five other simple ingredients. These flavorful chunky potatoes here not only makes a wonderful pair to your favorite egg breakfast but also with any of your favorite protein. Easy, buttery, with a little heat to kickstart your day!
Course Breakfast, Side Dish
Cuisine Southern
Keyword fried potatoes, potatoes, southern fried potatoes
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Total Time 38 minutes
Servings 2 -3
Calories 507kcal
Author Imma


  • Saucepan
  • Skillet


  • 1 ½ pound Russet Potatoes , (chopped into 1/2″-3/4″ cubes)
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil , (or bacon fat)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ½ medium onion
  • 1-2 teaspoons Creole Seasoning
  • salt and Pepper to taste


  • Scrub potatoes, peel, and clean and cut them into cubes about ½ -¾ cubes. 
  • Place in a saucepan with water and about ½ teaspoon salt, you may add more later on.  
  • Bring to a boil over high heat and then reduce the heat to a simmer. Cook until just the edges are tender, about 5-7 minutes. Potatoes should be almost cooked. Drain water and simmer for about 1 minute or until water has evaporated.
  • Heat oil, butter, or bacon fat in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high until simmering. 
  • Place potatoes in a single layer in the skillet; cook, turning each piece occasionally until potatoes are browned about 10 minutes. 
  • After the potatoes are browned, add in onion and Creole seasoning. Stir for about 2-3 minutes. Adjust seasonings to taste and serve.


  1. Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.


Serving: 11/2 cup | Calories: 507kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 20mg | Potassium: 1479mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 766IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 3mg