German Potatoes

Recipe by lazyme
READY IN: 55mins




  • Peel potatoes and cut into 1/2-inch cubes.
  • Rinse with cold water.
  • Drain.
  • Pat potatoes dry with kitchen towels.
  • Pour oil into heavy deep skillet to depth of 3/4-inch.
  • Heat over medium-high heat until thermometer registers 375ºF.
  • Working in batches, add potatoes to skillet; cook until light golden, about 15 minutes.
  • Using slotted spoon, transfer potatoes to paper towels; cool.
  • Melt 1 tablespoon butter in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add onions and paprika and saute until onions are golden, about 5 minutes. (Can be prepared 8 hours ahead. Cover separately and keep at room temperature).
  • Preheat oven to 400ºF.
  • Melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter in skillet with sauteed onions over medium-high heat.
  • Add potatoes and saute until golden brown, about 3 minutes.
  • Season mixture to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Spread mixture on heavy large baking sheet.
  • Bake until potatoes are cooked through and crisp, about 15 minutes.