How to cook fried potatoes correctly so that they are crispy but not burning: sharing a life hack

Iryna MelnichenkoFood
Fried potatoes
Fried potatoes. Source: parade.com

Almost everyone loves fried potatoes, and they are very easy and quick to prepare. To prevent them from burning, cooks advise soaking them in water.

What to cook with potatoes

Cook Yulia shared a recipe for delicious fried potatoes with smoked breast, onions, and spices on Instagram.

Cook's recipe


  • potatoes - 500 g
  • smoked brisket - 250 g
  • onion - 1 pc.
  • parsley
  • paprika - 1/2 tsp.
  • salt, pepper, dried garlic - to taste
  • oil

Method of preparation:

1. Cut the peeled potatoes into small pieces and boil until not fully cooked. Drain the water.

Potatoes for cooking

2. Meanwhile, cut the smoked brisket into pieces and fry in a dry frying pan until crispy. If the brisket is lean, add 1 tbsp of oil. Then add the chopped onion and fry until transparent.

Fried meat with onions

3. Put the boiled potatoes in a frying pan, sprinkle with salt, paprika, pepper and mix. Fry until tender for 10-12 minutes, sprinkle with parsley and garlic and serve.

Cooked potatoes

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