Easy Skillet Fried Potatoes

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Easy Skillet Fried Potatoes

Easy and delicious! This is a really easy dish to prepare before any gathering or party. You pre-cook the potatoes and simply fry them when you are ready! You can boil your potatoes earlier in the day or the day before and put them away in the fridge.

Skillet Fried Potatoes are one of those simple side dishes perfect for any time of day. 

There’s something about the way the crispy outside gives way to fluffy, tender insides that just work.

The best part about these Skillet Fried Potatoes is that they can be used at any meal. Think of them as a base as well as a side and the options become endless. They can also be a delicious breakfast with scrambled eggs.

Easy Skillet Fried Potatoes

Perfect Skillet Fried Potatoes, with their crispy and buttery like crust, and that creamy, tender interior. This easy side dish can be served at any meal!
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • 2 pounds small red and gold potatoes (boiled, cold)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons fresh dill (chopped)
  • ¼ cup fresh green onions (chopped)


  • Cut larger potatoes in halves or even quarters so the potato pieces are even-sized.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add potatoes and season with salt, black pepper and garlic powder.
  • Cook potatoes, undisturbed, until potatoes are golden and crusty underneath for about 4 minutes. Flip potatoes and cook about 4 minutes more or until golden on other side.
  • Sprinkle with dill and green onions. Toss everything to combine and cook for another 2 minutes.
Keyword fried potatoes, potatoes, skillet fried potatoes

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