Mom had several fried potato recipes, aka Bratkartoffeln, all variations on the one listed below. Each slightly different. All delicious. The aroma in the house was mouth-watering when she made these. For her, these were quick and easy lunch recipes. For me? I just loved pan fried potatoes!
There are so many recipes using potatoes, but this one for Bratkartoffeln is truly among the most popular.
Hints to make various fried potato recipes:
For the absolutely BEST Bratkartoffeln, the type you'll get in the best German restaurants, start your potatoes the day before. This method is a bit more work, but it yields the very best Bratkartoffeln.
Have leftover potatoes? Or, perhaps, plan to have leftovers in order to make them this way. In fact, this is the way my Mutti always made them, and the way I usually make them as well.
What do you do when you've got a Bratkartoffeln craving and no pre-cooked potatoes? Just use raw ones!
If you're a camper, make these, using raw potatoes, over a campfire. We always did when we were camping. Just be ready to feed the rest of the campers as they come by, because they were enticed by the wonderful aroma wafting through the air!
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