Pyttipanna (Swedish Fry)

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Andreacute Grisell

A nice and easy lunch. Use any leftovers such as ham, beef, sausage or even mushrooms (vegetarian). The accessories are optional but the ones mostly used. Some people prefer a raw egg yolk instead of a fried egg.

Top Review by David J Rust

I tried this, last night, for my bi-weekly gaming group's supper and, well, it turned out extremely well! I decided not to peel the potatoes (I enjoy the thin, brown skins on them) nor did I soak them, first, due to lack of time. But everything else was done, perfectly! The dry mustard went well on the left-over ham I used and the only thing I was missing was grated horseradish. The contrast of the tangy pickled beets and the pickled cukes was perfect with the savoryness of the rest of dish and the eggs added a light, fluffy textual contrast. Really good!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut the peeled potatoes and the meat into 1/4-inch cubes.
  2. If using raw potatoes, soak in cold water for 30 minutes, then drain.
  3. Mix the meat cubes with the dry mustard.
  4. Fry the meat, potatoes and onions separately in a large skillet.
  5. Fry the eggs in another skillet.
  6. Mix the meat, potatoes and onions and heat them for a moment in the skillet.
  7. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Garnish with the parsley and the eggs.
  9. Serve with the accessories.

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