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southern fried potatoes and onions

Southern Fried Potatoes with Onions

These Southern-style fried potatoes with sweet caramelized onions are great as a side for breakfast or dinner.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 13 mins
Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 279 kcal


  • 2 medium Yukon Gold potatoes
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • ½ yellow sweet onion
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper


  • Add oil to skillet at medium-high heat. Wait 2-3 minutes.
  • Slice potatoes ¼ inch thick using a knife or Mandolin slicer.
  • add one layer of potatoes to skillet, careful to not stack on top of one another.
  • After 3-4 minutes, flip if golden brown. Add onions, then flip again.
  • Serve when both sides are golden brown and crisp.



Serving: 1gCalories: 279kcalCarbohydrates: 36gProtein: 4gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 11gSodium: 1180mgPotassium: 821mgFiber: 5gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 7IUVitamin C: 37mgCalcium: 40mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Appalachian, potatoes, Southern
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