Homemade Hash Browns
photo by seal angel
- Ready In:
1 1/2 cups potatoes
- Dice or shred the potatoes.
- Fry bacon in a non-stick skillet until crisp.
- Remove bacon from the skillet and drain on a paper towel.
- If there is too much grease, pour some of it into a measuring cup in case you need to use it later.
- Add the chopped onions to the bacon grease.
- Saute' on medium heat until the onions are tender and slightly brown.
- Add the potatoes and mix thoroughly with the onions, using an egg spatula.
- Fry the potatoes turning them over frequently for even cooking.
- If potatoes start to stick to the bottom of the skillet, add more bacon grease or vegetable oil (about 1 tablespoon) Fry until potatoes are a nice golden brown.
- Serve with the fried bacon.
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Used both recipes..don't skip the parboiling. I have been cooking for years and have always avoided homemade hash browns as the potatoes always either stuck in the skillet, burnt and/or undercooked. These turned out very good and I will use these recipes from now on. Used my cast iron skillet, yellow skinned potatoes and substituted approx 2 tbl. butter with a little canola oil for the bacon and they were delicious! Thank you for sharing!
Good homemade hash browns are hard to come by anywhere, but these are fantastic. For years, I have known that it is best to parboil the potatoes -- so I recommend that everyone follow your preparation step from Recipe #77231. This morning I prepped the potatoes. Tonight I cooked the shredded result in vegetable oil -- no bacon on hand -- and got rave reviews from six people at the table
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