Lemon Potatoes

Recipe by chuckmall
READY IN: 30mins


  • 6
    medium potatoes, preferably Yukon Golds
  • 2
    lemons, preferably Meyer lemons, sliced 1/2-inch thin
  • 6
    tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1
    tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1
    teaspoon oregano
  • coarse salt and pepper


  • Cut potatoes into 3/4-inch rounds, then cut rounds in half. Add to boiling, salted water and simmer approximately 10 minutes. Potatoes should be somewhat cooked but not soft. Drain pot and shake excess water from potatoes. Set aside.
  • In a heavy skillet, heat 2 tablespoons vegetable oil. Add one layer of potatoes, cook until golden, then turn over and cook other side till golden. Set cooked potatoes on paper towels on a plate. Add 2 more tablespoons oil and repeat, then repeat a third time until all potatoes are cooked. With the same pan, add sliced lemons and slightly brown, approximately 2 minutes on each side. Place potatoes in a serving dish, top with cooked lemons. Drizzle 1 tablespoon lemon juice over all, add oregano, and add salt and pepper to taste. Serves 2-4.