Fried Taters & Onions

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by sheriboren

This is your basic fried potatoes and onions. Just the way my grandma use to make when I was growing up.

Top Review by nemokitty

Made these last night and reminded me of my mom making them when we were growing up. I used canola oil to fry in and they were still delicious. Thanks for the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel potatoes and slice potatoes lengthwise almost all the way to the bottom of the potato, then turn potato and slice all the way through the potato.
  2. You will get french fried potatoe slices.
  3. (Or slice how you like them) As you slice your potatoes put them in a bowl of cold water to cover.
  4. Peel onion and cut in half then in slices.
  5. Heat shortening in skillet over medium high heat until hot.
  6. Drain potatoes and pat dry with a paper towel.
  7. Put potatoes in a skillet and add onions and salt and pepper for seasoning.
  8. Fry potatoes and onions in shortening for Aprox.
  9. 10 minutes covered without turning, until they are browned.
  10. Uncover and turn potatoes and fry another 10 or 15 minutes until nicely browned.

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