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When to salt fried potatoes to make them crispy: secrets

Kateryna YagovychFood
How to fry potatoes to make a crispy crust

Perfect fried potatoed are flavorful, golden and crispy. However, the vegetable often falls apart and loses its pleasant color. It turns out that the quality of the dish directly depends on the exact moment when it is salted.

The idea of cooking crispy fried potatoes is published on the sabimeal Instagram page.

Recipe for fried potatoes with a crispy crust

To keep the fried potatoes intact and crispy, add salt no earlier than 5-7 minutes before cooking.

Putting chopped potatoes in a frying pan

Ingredients:

  • potatoes - 5 pcs.
  • onion - 1 pc.
  • spices - to taste
  • eggs - 1 pc.
Potatoes fried under the lid

Method of preparation:

1. Peel potatoes, rinse under water, dry well and cut them into pieces of any shape.

2. Heat a frying pan. Add sunflower or olive oil and butter.

Adding onions to potatoes

3. Spread along the entire pan.

3. Add potatoes and fry for exactly 5 minutes under the lid.

Spices for potatoes

4. Open the lid, stir, and fry for 5 minutes under the lid again.

5. Fry on maximum heat without opening the lid.

You can add eggs to the potatoes if desired

6. Turn no more than 4-5 times during the entire cooking time.

7. Add finely chopped onion and spices (salt, pepper, paprika and potato seasoning) 5 minutes before cooking. Reduce the heat to medium.

Adding a beaten egg to potatoes

8. Optionally, add the egg a few minutes before it is ready.

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