Iron Skillet Fried Potatoes

Iron Skillet Fried Potatoes were a household staple when Mike and I were going up.  My aunt would add onions and sugar to her fried potatoes.
Keyword: iron skillet fried potatoes
Servings: 4
Author: Cheryl Moreo


  • 4 russet potatoes
  • 4 tbsp cooking oil


  • Pare and slice the potatoes
  • Heat oil in iron skillet on medium high.
  • Add the potatoes turning them over until all are coated with oil. Season with salt and pepper.
  • As soon as the bottom potatoes are browning. turn the potatoes every few minutes to brown the other potatoes. Not all of the potatoes need to be browned.
  • Turn heat down to Medium, cover the potatoes, and cook until almost tender. Stir occasionally.
  • Remove lid and turn heat up to Medium High. Continue to cook stirring and turning potatoes over 3 or 4 times until browned and crusty to your liking.