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Mom's Brown Potatoes

Rated as 4.56 out of 5 Stars

"These potatoes are different than the usual fries, but so good."
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30 m servings 303
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Heat the oil in a deep fryer or large, heavy saucepan to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Deep fry the potatoes until golden brown. As you remove the potatoes from the oil, sprinkle them generously with garlic salt and parsley.


  • Editor's Note
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 303 calories; 11.3 46.7 5.5 0 18 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

These were GREAT and so easy! I didn't use a deep fryer but a large skillet and they turned out WONDERFUL! I'm definitely going to make them again!

Most helpful critical review

Very easy and quite tasty, though pretty basic. Excellent for a nice side dish with hamburgers, steak, or even breakfast. I will definitely prepare this again. It's easy to make, especially s...

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These were GREAT and so easy! I didn't use a deep fryer but a large skillet and they turned out WONDERFUL! I'm definitely going to make them again!

Excellent, I make these all the time. For a little twist, dice an onion and fry it with the potatoes it is very tasty.

We enjoyed these because they weren't greasy like some we tried earlier. Thanks for sharing.

I make these for breakfast with a dash of garlic salt and pepper, and with a side of bacon. Wonderful recipe, especially when I can't make it to waffle house for their hashbrowns :) ! Next time,...

I LOVE THESE potatoes!!!!!! I have to say I make them a bit heathier now. I mix a small amount of olive oil and the rest of the ingredients and bake in a 350 oven for 45 minutes. You don't get...

Funky twist to fries! I added a dash of all-season salt too for both color and taste. Go easy on the garlic salt (add to taste) b/c my first batch was a little too salty but otherwise good. Trie...

absolutely fantastic. my family LOVES potatoes so any way there is to cook, season, and present them is always worth at least a glance....this recipe is worth keeping extra oil on hand for thos...

I loved these! They were really easy and quick! I made two days ago and i'm making them again tonight!

This is an interesting way to fry potatos I ended up getting my pan to full out of sheer laziness of not wanting to do 2 batches but they still taste like a good fried tater. I did add some onio...