Go Back

Pan-Fried Potatoes Recipe

Whether you’re having breakfast, lunch, or dinner, this pan-fried potatoes recipe is your ticket to a fabulous meal! With these fried potatoes, you have a quick and easy dish that goes great as a side or even a main course. These crispy, salty potatoes will be loved by all and only take mere moments to make!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Servings: 4


  • 2 to 3 Russet potatoes
  • ½ onion, diced
  • 2 T. butter
  • Chop 2 to 3 Russet potatoes.
  • salt & pepper, to taste


  • Chop 2 to 3 Russet potatoes.
  • Place potatoes in a saucepan with 1 inch of water and boil.
  • While the potatoes are boiling, place 2 tablespoons butter in a skillet.
  • Add 1/2 diced onion to non-stick skillet.
  • Saute onions and butter on stove set to medium-high.
  • Once onions are brown, drain potatoes and place in skillet.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Flip potatoes and cook until golden brown with crispy edges.
  • Remove from heat and serve!