Diner Style Home Fries


How often do you go to a diner and say: “I wish I could make home fries like this at home”. This is a dish that gets tastier as you let it keep cooking. The key is to get the contrast of the crispy bottom with the creaminess of the top of the potato slice.

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Diner Style Home Fries

The perfect breakfast potato dish
Servings 4 people
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes



  • 2 whole Large Idaho Potato Baked or Boiled
  • 1 whole Onion Small Dice
  • 2 tbsp(s) Paprika Smokey, Hungarian
  • 3 tbsp(s) Butter
  • 1 to taste Salt & Pepper


  • Place a non-stick sauté pan on the stove and heat.
    home fries 2
  • With a box grater on the slicer side, grate the potato into thin slices.
  • Small dice one whole onion.
    Home fries being prepped
  • Add the sliced potatoes to the pan with onions, paprika, butter, salt & pepper.
    home fries pan ingridents
  • As the butter melts let the pan sit for 4-6 minutes at high heat to create an nice crunchy potato before stirring or flipping potatoes.
  • Once flipped or stirred, see the texture on the potatoes and, if needed, add more butter or olive oil.
    homefries cooked
  • Stir and let the potatoes get crispy. Continue the last two step till your get the desired crispness you like.


Classic diner style home fries. You can also substitute bacon grease instead of the butter. Feel free to message me for any special needs.
Author: Nikolaos Saragias
Calories: 359kcal
Course: Brunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Brunch, Home Fries


Calories: 359kcal

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