This red-hot side dish is made with real potatoes and enriched with butter, salt, and pepper to fresh perfection. With heavenly, savory aroma, every chunk is pure potato fun!

Red Fried Potatoes


  • 2 lbs. small red potatoes, washed and peeled
  • 6 tbsp. butter, reserving 3 tablespoons for seasoning
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 5 tsp. black pepper, to taste, reserving 3 teaspoons if desired
  • 1 tbsp. finely chopped parsley
  • red pepper flakes, optional


  1. In a heavy skillet, over moderate heat, melt 3 tablespoons of butter with the olive oil.
  2. When the foaming decreases, add the potatoes.
  3. Turning frequently, cook until tender and golden brown. Slice the cooked potatoes into quarters with a kitchen knife.
  4. Transfer the cooked, sliced potatoes to a large bowl then season with the remaining butter, salt, and a little pepper.
  5. Sprinkle with parsley and serve. Garnish with the red pepper flakes and/or the remaining black pepper, if desired.


How to Cook Red Fried Potatoes

How to Cook Red Fried Potatoes

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