This is an excellent recipe to use up those leftover baked potatoes from your fridge. They fry up nice and crispy and buttery in a skillet. They make a great breakfast potato or side dish for dinner.
Just 4 ingredients to make these skillet potatoes. So simple and so delicious!
- Leftover Baked Potatoes: leftover baked russet potatoes are what you need for this recipe, store your baked potatoes in the fridge and they slice up beautifully for this recipe.
- Extra Virgin Olive Oil: or olive oil will be the perfect oil to sauté and lightly crispy the potatoes.
- Lawry’s Salt: the seasoning is key to enhance the flavor the potatoes.
- Butter: everything is better with butter : )
Step by Step
- Slice Potatoes
- Heat Skillet & Fry Potatoes
- Add Salt & Butter
With a sharp knife slice the leftover baked potatoes into ½ inch rounds. It is ok if some fall apart, they will still be delicious!
Heat a large cast iron skillet or non stick skillet and the oil over medium heat. Once the oil is hot or shimmery add the potatoes.
Pan fry the leftover baked potato slices, tossing occasionally, until they are turning golden and getting slightly crispy.
Remove the pan from the heat and add the knob of butter. Let it melt over the potatoes, tossing them gently. Sprinkle on the seasoning salt.
Taste for additional seasoning.
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Leftover Baked Potato Recipe (skillet potatoes)
- Slice the cold leftover baked potatoes into ½ inch slices.2 cups leftover baked potatoes
- Place a large cast iron skillet over medium high heat, add the extra virgin olive oil.2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
- Once the oil is shimmery add the leftover baked potato slices and sauté for 5-8 minutes until browned and crispy.(if the pan becomes too dry, add a little more olive oil during cooking)
- Remove from the heat, sprinkle on the Lawry's salt and add the knob of butter, stir around the pan/potatoes.½ teaspoon Lawry's seasoning salt, 1 Tbsp. butter
- Taste the potatoes and see if you want more season salt.
If nutrition facts are provided they are calculated as an estimate to the best of our knowledge.