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3 servings
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Meal Type:
Side Dishes
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Fried Russet Potatoes

Delicious lower calorie Southern style fried potatoes with onions.



  1. Peel and cut potatoes and onions into small squares and put into a small non-stick skillet with a tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil.
  2. Sprinkle salt and pepper over contents and stir to coat.
  3. Cook over medium-high until skillet contents start to sizzle.
  4. Turn down to medium-low and cover.
  5. Cook covered over med-low heat for about 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender, stirring occasionally.
  6. Remove lid, turn up the heat to high and lightly brown them for about half a minute.
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Not good for low carb diets
02 Sep 14 by member: ShaMead
This was a great side with chicken. My kids even ate it with the onions. I will definitely keep this one in my cookbook for a great side. Thanks.
08 Mar 12 by member: roni0906


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Nutrition summary:

There are 161 calories in 1 serving of Fried Russet Potatoes.
Calorie break-down: 24% fat, 67% carbs, 10% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 41
Calories 161
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 4.52g 7%
  Saturated Fat 0.629g 3%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.491g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 3.29g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 161mg 7%
Potassium 659mg  
Total Carbohydrate 28.75g 10%
  Dietary Fiber 2.4g 10%
  Sugars 2.14g  
Protein 4.26g  
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 143%
Calcium 8% Iron 22%
of RDI*
(161 calories)
8% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (66%)
Fat (24%)
Protein (10%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories