Quick Fried Breakfast Potatoes With Onions

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 18 mins

I make these usually on a Sunday morning. I love the smell of frying onions. I do not buy the ready hash browns anymore. I do make extra to serve for another breakfast during the week.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. 1. Wash potatoes and prick with a knife.
  2. 2. Microwave the potatoes for approximately 8 minutes.
  3. This can be done the night before. (Do not peel the potatoes).
  4. 3. Heat oil and butter together in skillet.
  5. 4. Slice the potatoes and add to the skillet and cook over medium high heat add onions, season salt, parsley after 5 minutes and continue cooking until potatoes are crispy. This takes approximately 10 minutes.
  6. 5 You may need to add more or less season salt depending on your potato size.
Most Helpful

mmmmm...i added a little bit of chopped up bacon and mixed in an egg and it was amazing! Love the recipe and I think i will make it more often

Shane :) June 01, 2014

I actually made this for a dinner side dish. I wanted to make potatoes quickly without using the oven, and this was perfect! I microwaved the potatoes for 7 minutes, and they were just right. I threw on some salt, pepper, onion powder, and Penzey's Fox Point seasoning while they were in the pan, and they were delicious!

Chef Argyle June 23, 2012

This is a great recipe. But I think I cooked my potatoes too much. My microwave has a lot of power. Maybe that's why. And also I diced the potatoes and they were all crumbly. Overall it was delicious. And since I cooked bacon in another pan, I poured a little bit of bacon grease to give some bacon taste to the potatoes. Thanks aronsinvest :) Made for cookbook tag game

Boomette May 28, 2012